It’s Day Three of my 30 Days of Creativity project, and this creation combines a photo from my John Muir Trail trip and thoughtful quote from John Muir himself. This is part of a weekly meme I’ve started at SoCalHiker.net called Muir Mondays. The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. – […]
For Day Two of the 30 Days of Creativity project, I submit another photo project. My wife brought home a beautiful arrangement of flowers from a work event. The flowers are beautiful on their own, but when you look closer, there is another world of beauty revealed, rich with textures and colors. I created this […]
Friday night the sky lit up at sunset. Joan and I headed to North Beach in San Clemente, where I captured this shot from the lawn in front of the Ole Hanson Beach Club, using my iPhone 4. Day 273 of Project 365.
Infographics have become a popular way to convey a lot of information in a concise form. Rich with data, they leverage graphics to provide context to the numbers. Now a clever Swedish company called Dear Future Astronaut has released a $0.99 iPhone app that will analyze your photos and produce a beautiful infographic analysis. I […]
If you look closely, you’ll find our lock on this bridge near Notre Dame. This is a wonderfully odd real-world meme. The story I heard from a guy in our cooking glass (who has lived here in Paris for the past nine years) was that the guy who started this was despondant over unrequited love. […]
One of the meals we wanted to enjoy was fondue. A quick search on Yelp turned up what sounded like a fun place in Montmartre called Refuge des Fondus. It’s small with a fixed menu. You get an apertif, an entree, your choice of cheese or beef fondue, wine (served in baby bottles to avoid […]
On our 17th day in Paris, we visited the Catacombs. There’s a formal name for this which eludes me, because this is actually a cemetery of sorts. It was created in the late 1700’s when overcrowding at the graveyards which traditionally surrounded each church became a serious health problem. The catacombs were a network of […]