On my way back from a photo shoot I took a short detour to Twin Peaks to see how bad visibility is when the weather reports state the air is “Very Unhealthy”. The view had its usual groups of people doing selfies with the San Francisco in the background…. but there was one problem. You […]
For the first time in my life I have worn a painter’s mask while riding my bike or doing heavy work. The air is so thick you can almost feel it. My son, who is attending UC Davis has had his last two days of classes canceled due to the terrible air. I can not […]
Having a favorite color always seemed like an odd thing to me. I remember having heated discussions about favorite colors when I was younger, but like the questions “what is your favorite band?” or “what is your favorite song”, the answer is always “it depends.” In case you were wondering, I do not have a […]
This is just some random photo that was on my desktop. It is really late, I have been taking photos since 9 a.m. and I am getting rather slap happy. Probably best to stop typing.
I recently finished up a project for the UCSF schools of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Biophysics PhD programs. I have a vague understanding of the work they are doing, just enough to have a rudimentary conversation about the research. Lucky for me, that is enough to get them excited and talking about their research […]
Photos from Moffett Field, near San Jose. This structure was a big part of the the things I saw growing up in the Silicon Valley area. It was a 1930s era Hanger One, Moffett Field It was going to be torn down, but now will be restored (I think, you can look it up, my […]
I wanted to title this post “The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to us” which is sort of a Neil deGrasse Tyson quote, but does not really make sense to this post, I just liked hearing it today. Words are an imperfect method of communication, which is partly what drew me to […]
Science is important and politicians must not ignore it. There I made a political statement in honor of the people marching today to make that very point, who will make it much better than I can. #marchforscience. Ok, enough politics, now back to paying attention to me. One of my favorite assignments will always be […]