Category Archives: My travels

Droning on; version 2.0… part 1…

This is my new drone. The first one was fun, but the video and photos went to my phone, and were not really great quality. This one has a video card inside it. The range is better, the stability is … Continue reading

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Almost the last pictures I took on our late Christmas adventure to the Bay Area…

I say almost the last pictures, because I have some stuff coming up that is not quite like my usual stuff. It will give us some new perspectives. New angles. I am excited about it, but it requires some new … Continue reading

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Palm trees and snow…

That is snow. And in the foreground, palm trees. Now, I know that to many of you, that is a pathetic amount of snow. But this is Southern California. This is the pass leading from the central valley to Los … Continue reading

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Throwing shade; A study in light and shadow… the final chapter… special ‘manmade objects’ edition…

The Golden Gate, framed by trees. One thing I love about where I grew up in the hills across the bay from San Francisco is that there are lots of trees in my little hometown. Also, the Bay Area is … Continue reading

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Catching the perfect wave…

While we were in the San Francisco By Area, saving Christmas and visiting my 97-year-old mother, and we were on that day trip to a beach very near the Golden Gate Bridge… I mean very near… I started a new … Continue reading

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A ‘Saving Christmas’ and ‘saving democracy’ hybrid… the final chapters…

Okay, this is the last post of two separate series. It is also my last day at my mom’s house in the Bay Area. We did it. With much quarantining and covid testing, multiple vehicles and some help from Amazon, … Continue reading

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Just a few photos of some old bridge…

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Saving Christmas; part 5… A little side trip…

Well, we are still in the Bay Area. We have done our late Christmas and New Year/new president party. But we had to get out of my mom’s house for one trip across the bay. Had to see our godson, … Continue reading

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Stuff we have seen on short walks around the neighborhood in the San Francisco Bay Area where I grew up and where we are celebrating late Christmas…

Well, yeah, we saw San Francisco, over across the bay. A red-tailed hawk. The moon. Some yard art. A cool art house that has been like that for years. The lady who lives there is as interesting as her house … Continue reading

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Saving Christmas; part 1…

Well, I am back in the San Francisco Bay Area again, and there is a long story behind this trip. But the main point of this adventure is to save Christmas for my family. We haven’t had Christmas yet. Our … Continue reading

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