Trip to Amsterdam

Trip to Amsterdam

There was a giant ferris wheel set up in the middle of town. This restaurant was in a greenhouse in a park. They grew a …

 

Portland bridges

Portland bridges

On an early morning walk today, I got a few shots of some of Portland’s bridges. And here is a nice park in the Pearl District …

 

Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe

The water level in Lake Tahoe is lower than normal as a result of the drought. On a recent hike, I discovered this mechanism …

 

Rainclouds

Rainclouds

Here are a couple shots from the morning commute atop the ferry on the way to San Francisco looking back toward the Bay Bridge. …

 

Bay Area commuting

Bay Area commuting

The San Francisco Bay Area can be a horrible place to commute, especially if you are driving. If you live and work in areas …

 

Foiling Kiteboard test run

Foiling Kiteboard test run

After decades of windsurfing, Steve Bodner has taken up kiteboarding and recently I caught up with him at Crissy Field as he was taking his …

 

Alameda crane

Alameda crane

This rusty crane sits next to the Alameda Ferry Terminal. First, the land was used by the Southern Pacific Company‚Äôs West Alameda Rail Yard …

 

Windsurfing in Alameda

Windsurfing in Alameda

 

Exploring the Alameda Naval Base

Exploring the Alameda Naval Base

The Alameda Navy Base is one of my favorite places to explore. The scale of the building and state of disrepair makes for some …

 

Yosemite Falls trees

Yosemite Falls trees

Hoping to catch a bit of winter snow, we headed to Yosemite. The valley floor only had a few small traces of snow though. …