Monthly Archives: September 2007

The prodigal dog returns

Yesterday was particularly chaotic – big family visit, and our gardener and his crew were here getting the patio ready for new sod – lots going on. In a really wierd incident, one of our hoses, which the gardeners had … Continue reading

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Family dinner

Our Potter Valley-based cousins, the Rockels and the Eddies were down for dinner this evening, so we went out to Mike’s Cafe (and enjoyed every moment). John an d Julie joined us from Oakland to make the family scene complete. … Continue reading

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Water and Ethanol

The front page of The New York Times has an AFP photo that sums up an intersection of issues and technologies that are going to drive the world’s affairs in the months and years to come, IMHO. The photo shows … Continue reading

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The moon redux

Sure enough, using a Nikon D50 and setting the exposure manually allowed us to get this snap this morning of the near-full moon, showing crater detail this time (unlike yesterday), once again from a corner of the new patio. The … Continue reading

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Water prompts a podcast

First Blush has an almost painterly photo of water gushing from a Stanford culvert this morning. Which gets us to the topic of water, which was a really big deal at the AlwaysOn Going Green conference in Davis last week. … Continue reading

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Bright moon from the new patio

A very bright, near-full moon was visible as I rose at 6:00 this morning, so I took the Lumix DCS FZ50, mounted on a tripod, out on the new patio. I was hoping that at 420mm it would capture some … Continue reading

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Back on the N Judah (and other public transport)

So we – meaning me and the Leica D2 – are back on public transport, set to B&W mode at ISO 400 and once again documenting moments in the lives of public transportation users (a CalTrain rider in the case … Continue reading

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