Notebook
June 30th, 2007 by grant

Uncle Russell turned 60 today. We were invited to a surprise birthday party at the beautiful home of Sheldon & Debbie. There was way too much great tasting food. Humm… 1947, Uncle wasn’t that before cars were invented? Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 30th, 2007 by grant

This morning we were honored by a visit from Tita Flor. We picked her up at the Jack London Square Amtrak station and she treated us to breakfast at our local Chuck Corica Golf Course. I couldn’t finish my biscuits and gravy, the portions were huge! Sandy had the waffles and Tita Flor had an […]

June 29th, 2007 by grant

What a gorgeous day for a premeditated date. I hopped on the Harbor Bay Ferry and met Sandy in the city. We then strolled over to Sai’s for a tasty bowl of Phó. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 28th, 2007 by grant

It was a decent day as far as the weather goes, so on my way home I stopped off at Treasure Island to shoot a couple of Panoramas with my G7. The 1st photo is stitched together from 8 vertical images. The second is 7 horizontal images. For obvious reasons I can’t offer the full […]

June 28th, 2007 by grant

Well it’s been 3 days now and we still have all 4 little ducklings. I’m hopeful that this is not just by chance, that the small family protected by an experienced mother is paying off. Not to mention the 6 lbs of scratch I’ve fed them. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 28th, 2007 by grant

According to Billboard, Jon’s new CD is now #8. Those 5 CDs I bought at the flea market must have paid off… funny they were in a Kenny Rogers case.

June 25th, 2007 by grant

This morning I looked outside and was greeted by the sight of a new duckling brood. Broods are normally 10-12 so this is quite a small family. Now we usually avoid getting too attached to the young newbies of the lagoon because their life expectancy is approximately 24 hours.  I’ll keep my eye out for […]

June 23rd, 2007 by grant

Today we visited the Legion of Honor on an accidental date (Sandy loves those). We were recently there to watch Jon perform at the Florence Gould Theater and I knew we had to go back during the daylight hours. While I was out shooting pictures, Sandy wandered into the museum and to my surprise bought […]

June 17th, 2007 by grant

Happy Father’s Day to all you fathers out there, but especially mine. Man did he put up with a lot of *&%$ raising me. Thanks Dad, I love you. Photo circa 1976, Honolulu. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 16th, 2007 by grant

We ventured out to Isleton this year for the 22nd annual Crawdad Festival. We enjoyed the smoked turkey legs, enormous onion rings and of course a large order of crawdads. Man they were spicy. Promoters estimate a crowd of 50,000 and 24,000 lbs of boiled crawdads to be consumed. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 14th, 2007 by grant

Now I don’t mean for this to become a Jon… uh whatz his name website, but damn I’m proud of him, #13 this week. I look forward to our trip midsummer, hopefully I’ll get the chance to photograph him performing. I’ve been trying for years and this is the best I’ve got, which is pretty bad. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 14th, 2007 by grant

Today there is sadness in the house as Sandy sold her buddy Tessi Tacoma. She’s served us well but now that I have a company vehicle (Maxi) someone had to go. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 14th, 2007 by grant

Four VC Gold Medalist palying at the same time. Jose Feghali(1985), Stanislav Ioudenitch(2001), Olga Kern(2001), Jon Nakamatsu(1997). Watch it here. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 12th, 2007 by grant

A speech Jon gave at the Van Cliburn this past June… or should we say confession? Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 12th, 2007 by grant

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