Notebook
September 24th, 2011 by grant

We met up with Jim & Kelly tonight at NEX in Oakland. The pressed watermelon salad was excellent as was the duck confit. I don’t have a small camera anymore so I had to make do with iPad photos. We really should do this more often.

September 17th, 2011 by grant

This morning we met the Yuen’s for a late breakfast at the Little House Cafe‘.

September 15th, 2011 by grant

S100 just got announced. I anticipated this so my S95 ebay auction will end in less than a day. Meanwhile I pre-ordered the S100 at Amazon. What’s new you ask? New Digic 5 image processor 6X faster than previous one. Better noise reduction & higher dynamic range. Lens is f/2.0  a 24-120mm equivalent from a […]

September 11th, 2011 by grant

As the 10-year anniversary approached, I wanted to commemorate those who died by photographing the Flight 93 memorial in Union City. I’ve investigated this place earlier and noticed all the up lights so I came last Friday to shoot a nightshot. Unfortunately they did not illuminate the memorial like I thought they would.

September 11th, 2011 by grant

After the Chocolate Festival, Teddy & Christine took us out to Anh Hong Restaurant. As usual I got so excited by the food, I forgot to photograph it.  

September 10th, 2011 by grant

Today we ventured into the city via AC Transit, then took the Muni F line to the Ghiradelli Chocolate Festival. The stand out for me was the Chocolate Vodka!

September 8th, 2011 by grant

Today I met Jon for lunch. We ate at Santouka in the Mitsuwa Shopping Center. Funny we both got the #4 salt ramen.

September 6th, 2011 by grant

My Cuz Hester got hold of some old family photos and this 1 caught my eye. That’s my Father middle right. The resemblance is scary.

September 5th, 2011 by grant

I found some of Daddy’s leftover steak and since neither one of us got to eat it yesterday I made a steak, broiled mushroom & quail egg salad for dinner. Had to follow this up with a Chocolate martini.

September 5th, 2011 by grant

As it is customary we celebrated Labor Day at our place. We had the family over armed with appetizers and we served a smoked duck appetizer as well. On the menu kalua pork with pechay, grilled ribs, steak salad. Kathy brought over a tofu salad. For desert Aunty Janet brought a great high calorie Okinawan […]