I was a strange child with a huge imagination. I grew up on the Gulf Coast. As a little kid I wanted to see the Gulf of Mexico without any water in it. I wanted to see the seafloor. Well, it turns out we now can.
Watching how many gigabytes you use on the internet will become just like watching your cell phone minutes! These special plans are certainly in the future: special family plans, with premium access gigabytes from 7pm until 11pm, and extra gigabytes on the weekends and holidays, and eventually rollover gigabytes!
I had barely landed at SFO when I was once again reminded of some of the many reasons I love this little spot on earth, which I fondly refer to as the birthplace of my soul. Love this place. Just love it.
This year was the 160th birthday of the Point Bonita Lighthouse that provides safe passage into the San Francisco bay. I loved volunteering as a docent there at the lighthouse for 3 years! (Yes, even with GPS and other navigational devices, the ship captains rely on the lighthouses which always just work! Those tried and […]
Gorgeous view of the Point Bonita Lighthouse where we volunteered! That speck of light at the end of the land mass is the lighthouse. The camera field of view is so limited, but this gives a small sense of the beautiful sunset.
The bubble creator assumed the stature of a mystic, silently and gently blessing the beach with his feather-lite creations: floating . glistening. spinning slowly and effortlessly in the breeze. His ambered stature atop the ledge cast a defined, thin shadow.
Desirable land is short supply out here in California and is therefore very, very expensive. This poses some interesting problems for road construction and parking lots.
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We took our first road trip in Nick—driving to Martinez for a bit of business1. We then decided to head up to Vacaville for lunch. We wanted to visit the Vacaville supercharger station. We really didn’t need to charge, but the whole idea was to try it out. This was our first supercharger experience. It’s free. It’s blazing fast. […]
I find it incomprehensible that 50 people commit suicide by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge every year. Security forces and passersby talk down from the ledge about another 100 people who are intent on killing themselves. This means that ever 2 to 3 days, someone attempts suicide from the bridge, and about every third person succeeds.