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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. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

September 17th, 2011 by grant

This morning we met the Yuen’s for a late breakfast at the Little House Cafe‘. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

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. Start Slide […]

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.   Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

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! Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

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. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

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. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

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. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

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 […]

September 1st, 2011 by grant

Had a BLT lunch today at Ikeda’s in Auburn. Uh had the peach pie too. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite