Sunday, January 31, 2010

Arugula Flowers

I don't think we were supposed to let it grow this far...

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Creepy Tree

In the parking lot by Trader Joe's.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Wind Tunnel

The wind tunnel at Moffett Field. I see this almost every day, but the light was nice this time.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Choo choo

Southbound evening Caltrain seen from the overpass in Mountain View.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Gallery Cafe

Adjacent to the Sunnvyale Art Gallery.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Unnamed Creek

Saturday the rain let up enough for me to take a short bike ride.

Monday, January 25, 2010


Good skill for homeowners to have: knowing how to siphon water out of a broken washing machine.

Sunday, January 24, 2010


Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolusa

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Wet birch

Birch trees wet from the recent California rains.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Morro Bay

Seen from near the Bayside Cafe.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Romaine Lettuce

Shot from a moving car at 70mph.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Quickbeam at Night

Rode to work in the rain Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Bradley Tree

Tree by the side of the road at the Jolon Road exit of Highway 101 near Bradley, California.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Pismo Beach

January 2010. Pismo State Beach, California.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Space Invaders

They start off slow, but they don't play clean It's tricky and low; it's a mean machine There's lotsa them and one of you When the walls are gone, they'll get to you. ("Space Invaders" Victor Blecman 1980)

Saturday, January 16, 2010


Random dessert shop in Santana Row.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Fog and Bike Rack

Outside the library last week.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Valve Stem

There hasn't been much recent activity in the Rivendell Valve Stem flickr group.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Busted up Murphy Street

What a boon to businesses there. Not (yet).

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Slice of New York

New York style pizza. Open late. San Jose, California. Gotta love the ambience.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Silicon Valley Fog

If you type "Silicon Valley" into Google Maps, it actually takes you to a place. I don't know how they determine that location, though.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Street Median

You can almost imagine the scaffolding gone.

Saturday, January 09, 2010

Conoco 76

Unocal merged with Conoco Phillips in 2005.

Friday, January 08, 2010

Flowers at Target

30-foot tall flowers outside the Sunnyvale Target store.

Thursday, January 07, 2010


Santana Row in San Jose.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

The Thinker

Age of Bronze looking longingly at The Thinker in the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University. The Thinker may be moving to a new venue soon.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Washington Park

Foggy morning in early January.

Monday, January 04, 2010

Treasure Island

View from Ferry Plaza Seafood restaurant. Nobody wanted to sit outside on the day we went, so we got seated pretty quickly. The big secret though was that there are heaters outside.

Sunday, January 03, 2010

30 Bus Stop

The 30 line in San Francisco comes down Stockton and ends up at the Caltrain station at 4th and King. The stop at Market Street, right outside the Palomar Hotel, always seems busy. Buses come about every 4 minutes during the day.

Saturday, January 02, 2010

Embarcadero Plaza

More holiday skating in San Francisco. It must be a lucrative business for them to have two locations.

Friday, January 01, 2010

Skating in Union Square

People looked like they were having fun, but everyone was a bit unstable. I guess if you're a figure skater, there are better places to skate than the temporary rink outside Macy's.