Monthly Archives: August 2006

QotD: Here Comes The Bride

What was the last wedding you went to?  Were you in the wedding? The last wedding I went to was my friend, FaerieKissed.  I was her personal attendant (and back up photographer).  I still need to put the photos on … Continue reading

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pretty in pink

hello dali Last weekend we went exploring at the Stanford Shopping Center.  One of the best things about the place are the amazing floral displays.  I was not the only "shopper" that came with a camera. One of the not … Continue reading

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guess what i got?

The Last of Her Kind: A Novel Sigrid Nunez A library card!  A free one.  And I didn't even have to lie like someone I know who shall remain nameless given the line of work her spouse is in*.  Of … Continue reading

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vox hunt: tall, cool one

Take a photo of a tall, cool one. Cold One Okay, I'll play.  This was taken today at Starbucks.  It is my favorite drink – iced venti black tea lemonade, sweetened.  At this location they use Valencia syrup instead of … Continue reading

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long’s trip

Long's Drugstore is a California institution.  I actually missed it when I was in Chicago despite that – I kid you not – I could walk to five drug stores where I lived without even breaking a sweat. But Long's … Continue reading

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dinner at the jollibee

Tonight we had to go pick up the rental car, which B left parked near the mechanic shop.  It turns out that it is literally down the block from the Jollibee, a fast-food restaurant chain started in the Philippines. They … Continue reading

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qotd: howdy neighbor!

How well do you know your next door neighbors? Well, considering where I am, and how long I have been here (a week) I bet you can figure out the answer to this question. I don't. I know that someone … Continue reading

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escape from the cave room

Greetings from the Foster City Library.  The walk wasn't too bad.  At least I didn't have to cross over the freeway. I think I might know a short cut, but for now stayed on the major roads. I stopped off … Continue reading

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on the night stand

Special Topics in Calamity Physics Marisha Pessl Well, technically I don't have a night stand, but you get the idea.  This is my current read.  It's over 500 pages.  It is about a girl who moves a lot.  It was … Continue reading

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qotd: the best part of waking up…

What's your morning beverage of choice?  Coffee, tea, juice?  Homemade or store-bought? I am all about tea.  Usually I would make my own, but somehow I decided not to pack my tea kettle.  I think it has something with the … Continue reading

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