Notebook
June 29th, 2008 by grant

We get bombarded with ads placed on our door. One happened to fall next to our expectant mother. Sandy has now named her Luz. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 28th, 2008 by grant

With the lagoon pumps awaiting repair and all the recent duck hatchlings, the lagoon is getting crowded. This morning I watched a mother take her ducklings all the way to the bay. Midway Vinny the Vulture circled for a closer look which brought her to lay down, freeze and blend into the landscape. I’m happy […]

June 27th, 2008 by grant

I took the day off and decided to be lazy.  Although I’ve spent the last ½ hour documenting an attack from a rogue sparrow. This bird is relentless in his efforts to get through our window. Now the way I figure it, either Judy got hooked up with some psycho boyfriend or she is the […]

June 23rd, 2008 by grant

Hot Dog, right outside the Bad Ass Coffee Company in the Aloha Towers, Aug 2004. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 21st, 2008 by grant

Today, long time friends Ricky & Angie came over to visit. We got to know darling Olivia and the newest addition to their family, little sister Lili. I grilled a bacon wrapped porkloin and Sandy made her favorite Israeli couscous & fruit dish. Of course Ricky and I played some ukulele. It’s been so long […]

June 20th, 2008 by grant

Speaking of ducks… last year we spotted a blonde duckling (whom we named Blondie) and watched it grow to become an adult female duck. This year she herself is a mother. The evolution of a Mallard… Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 19th, 2008 by grant

I walked out the front door this afternoon and almost stepped on ’em. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 16th, 2008 by grant

Sandy at the Bohol Beach Club 2006 Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 16th, 2008 by grant

Filled up today in Los Banõs. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 15th, 2008 by grant

Yesterday on our morning walk, Sandy & I found a set of keys including what appeared to be a car key for a Honda. We figured that the keys were accidentally dropped by someone who was still parked in the area so we walked back towards the ferry terminal, pushing the alarm button around all […]

June 10th, 2008 by grant

Filled up today, ouch! Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 9th, 2008 by grant

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June 8th, 2008 by grant

Today after the girls came back from church, we ventured into downtown Alameda for a terrific brunch at Ćera Una Volta. Then we strolled the local shops on Park Street until it was showtime at the newly renovated Alameda Theater. We enjoyed Iron Man but I got a stomach ache from all the popcorn. Our weekend with our lovely niece was […]

June 7th, 2008 by grant

Tawny is visiting with us on her way to the Philippines for a vacation. Today, we decided to go to the DeYoung Museum for some art and culture. Afterwards we slurped down some ramen. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

June 3rd, 2008 by grant

Somewhere in Seattle 2001 Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite