Notebook
July 28th, 2010 by grant

About a year ago I purchased a Miltonia orchid at the hospital in Walnut Creek. The flowers were in bloom and I figured that will be the only time I see it, but unexpectedly it appears to be ready to bloom. I’d love to be able to tease my Father about this. Start Slide Show […]

July 28th, 2010 by grant

Had to make a trip to Idaho. Unfortunately for me the worlds largest Basque festival started the day I arrived. I could not get a car rental reservation to save my life. I ended up taking a taxi for a 50 mile drive… $150 each way. This took so much time that I missed my […]

July 24th, 2010 by grant

Tonight we spent our evening at San Jose State University enjoying a free concert on the lawn. It’s rare that photography is allowed at the concerts and I’ve been trying to get a photo of Jon playing the piano. Never have I captured the intensity of the moment. I’ll keep trying it’s only been 12 […]

July 24th, 2010 by grant

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July 17th, 2010 by grant

In anticipation of lunch at the new Indian restaurant on the west side, we decided to eat a small breakfast. That means… yes Korean Spam from Freda. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

July 17th, 2010 by grant

In recent years we haven’t seen very many ducklings grow to become adults. When they are hatched the ducklings are led to water within the first 24 hours. This is when we see them, all nice a fluffy and unfortunately bite size. We try not to get too excited as they only live for a […]

July 16th, 2010 by grant

Saw it on the garage door, had to shoot it. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

July 16th, 2010 by grant

The baby birds we cared for are a species called Black Phoebe. The weaker of the three didn’t make it. Sandy named him Pee Wee. PW was buried last weekend and was given a proper burial complete with calla lily grave marker. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

July 16th, 2010 by grant

They started out at 9 and now down to 7, which explains why Mom looks so stressed. Unfortunately they are still bite size. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

July 14th, 2010 by grant

Tired of the drab lower patio we planted some flowers to add a bit of color. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

July 10th, 2010 by grant

Last night I heard a thump outside our door. When I opened the door I found 3 chicks in a half destroyed nest. Obviously they were from that stupid punk bird that made a nest over our porch light. Bird crap aside, we spent the evening going to the pet store to purchase bird food […]

July 5th, 2010 by grant

Today we had¬†Sandy’s co-workers, Andrea & Teddy, over for lunch. Oh and Teddy’s GF the lovely Christine. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite