Category Archives: Other

Snow on the beach!

People in Southern California often revel in being about to surf and ski in the same day. Usually this isn’t an option in one location! Huntington Beach, 3/2/15 Credit: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-winter-storm-mountains-20150302-story.html

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A fantastic photographic series…!

So often the richest art leaves the most room for each person to bring some of themselves into the experience of the art. This series of photographs invites so much interpretation of what is going in on each of these … Continue reading

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Who has been coming to California?

The NY Times published an interesting analysis of where people originated from by state. Among the notable items is the stability of the portion of people in CA who came from another country…about a quarter in both 1900 and 2012. … Continue reading

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$100,000/year to rent an apartment!

No judgment but an interesting observation on life in San Francisco when in order to rent an apartment you must have good credit and an annual income over $100K! In most parts of the country you can buy a house … Continue reading

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Non-Traditional Maps of the World

This is a great aggregation of less common maps: Maps Great for getting some non-U.S. centric perspective, and for stepping back to give thought to our world.

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They’re back!

It’s probably been about 30 years since men could wear cutoffs with a straight face. Now I see these at Macy’s from Ralph Lauren. I don’t see hopping on the front end of this fashion trend.

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Short winter

The blossoms on this tree caught my eye, as the leaves from last season still linger on the ground below.

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Space shuttle landing at LAX

These are photos I was able to take from our office. The shuttle did a fly-by at about 500 feet above the runway before it landed. This was the most impressive part, flying by at maybe 200 MPH with a … Continue reading

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Final shuttle flight

Great photo!

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Some great words we should have in English

A great post that captures how cultures are reflected in their vocabulary: Read Post Some great words here… Tartle – hesitating while introducing a person because you forgot their name Cafune – tenderly running one’s fingers through someone’s hair Torschlusspanik … Continue reading

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