First Glimpse

Click the image below to see a pano of the living room area when the Sausalito house was completely empty. I shot this the day before the movers showed up. You can see down the short “hall” into the dining room area with the large aluminum fireplace. The long hall goes to the remainder of the “mid-century classic” house. Right… Continue reading

Goodbye, Old Friend [UPDATED]

This post has been long in arriving! Well, it’s sad in a way. We lived here for about 4 years, but now the house at 1901 North Poinsettia Avenue, in Manhattan Beach, is completely empty. I really enjoyed the house: the ocean breeze that blasted through it (ripping the curtains completely out of the wall when we first moved in),… Continue reading

My Super, Techno-Geek Mom Solves the Beep Mystery

I received several email responses to my blog post about The Infernal, Never-ending Beep! Most everyone suggested it was the smoke detector battery. I have had to replace several smoke detector batteries in the house, all upstairs, even though they are also wired into the house electrical system. But I actually hadn’t even thought of this as being a possible… Continue reading

The Canon 5DmkII

I really like my Canon 5DmkII DLSR. I’ve grown a lot more comfortable with it and am continuously amazed at what it produces. Nothing astounds me more than the HD video it shoots. I’m not a person who watches TV. I’ve never watched the TV series House. But this year’s season finale of House is notable because it is the… Continue reading

OK… Take a Peek

But just a peek! The pictures are not that good. The house isn’t really ready to be shot. But here are a few pictures to quiet the hungry masses! Click the picture above to visit the first photo album from Manhattan Beach, which includes a few shots in and around the house.  [This album now updates as new photos are… Continue reading