While we were in CA we also took a drive down to Point Lobos Natural Reserve, south of Monterey. I love the Santa Cruz beaches, but I love these rough coast-y beaches too. So many lovely textures to photograph. A… Read more ›
While we were in CA for vacation we took a trip up to San Francisco to visit with my lovely Brandy, who was there for a library conference. We took BART in and took the cable car to Pier 39.… Read more ›
I just created a new category for this blog! Now there’s a check box for Texas posts. How exciting! When we were in McKinney to find our house, we took a day and went to Heard Wildlife Sanctuary. We hiked… Read more ›
Today B told us that he had a surprise, and we headed into Meguro. We went to Meguro Gajoen, a really beautiful building that I’ve never been to before. Inside was the most amazing exhibit. It will be seriously difficult… Read more ›
The Trick photography Museum is set up with a bunch of optical illusions that you can pose in for pictures. The paintings on the wall have the illusion of depth, so if you pose correctly, it looks like you’re part… Read more ›
We went out to Legoland earlier this week, and they had a deal running with Madame Tussad’s which is right next door. For 500 yen more ($5) you got admission into Tussad’s, and kids paid nothing additional. None of us… Read more ›
Bruce found out about these gardens and took us all there the day that my parents left. What a way to end a Japan trip! I said no to the offer of an audio guide before I was informed it… Read more ›
A couple pictures from Nihonbashi, the site of a very old bridge into Tokyo.
The Sumida Aquarium at the Tokyo Skytree is awesome. Z is now in love with penguins, and I want a tank full of garden eels.
My parents did a lot of exploring while they were here, and they found a really neat set of temples that we went out to one day. They had a bunch of really cool, really unusual statues. I present them… Read more ›