Santa Cruz and 5000 pound Mammals

This weekend Mandy and I went down to her college town of Santa Cruz and walked among 5000 pound Sea Elephants. Santa Cruz is about an hour and a half south of San Francisco if you take the freeways for most of it. We did not take the freeways.

Bay Area Water Bubble

We really are in a horrible drought. As Mandy and I look for land, this becomes more and more apparent. Lakes are low, boats are on the ground, and rivers are only trickles. In the Bay Area, we don’t notice it as much because our water supply is still flowing, and many landlords pay for… Read the rest »

Chicken Treat Song

We had a couchsurfer come and stay with us, and I got called outside to make a random video with him. Filmed (without much skill apparently) on my iPhone.

Mission murals

There are so many murals in the mission, I figured I should start posting photos of them. This guy was painting it as we went by. It is his second mural – but I forget his name. Posted from my iPhone via email

A day in LA-la land.

Cab it to BART, fly to LA, get picked up by production assistant, meet with producers, shake hands with the boss, meet the tech team, get the YES we want you on the show, lets do it, please come back tomorrow for filming. Production assistant takes us to the CBS station where Heather’s friend Adam… Read the rest »

Holiday Blogapaloza

I made that word up, but I bet someone else has used it before me. A year ago at this time I was leaving an incredibly beautiful town in Thailand called Pai, headed to Laung Prabong, Laos on a slow boat. Now I am leaving Atlanta, GA and headed back out to San Francisco for… Read the rest »

Exploring Berkeley

When I first arrived here in Berkeley, I was disappointed that I was not going to be living in the actual city of San Francisco. Over the past few weeks I have gotten over this. Berkeley is a lot of fun. For one, the campus is right next door, which makes for an ever changing… Read the rest »

The Long Now Foundation Seminar

These happen every few weeks in San Francisco. In case you don’t know what the Long Now Foundation is, here is a brief summary from their website. The Long Now Foundation was established in 01996* to develop the Clock and Library projects, as well as to become the seed of a very long term cultural… Read the rest »