Monthly Archives: July 2012

This Old House

Sometimes I have a very healthy and active imagination.  Too many books read, too many strange movies viewed late at night, too many strange relatives in my time…or maybe I was just born this way.  Whatever the reason, I see … Continue reading

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London 2012 Olympic Venues

While watching the events I can look at it now a bit differently (as can DH more than I) as we have both been there; me for the first time last year.  Now while we watch the events I can … Continue reading

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Daisy – Sing it HAL

Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built For Two)  – Harry Dacre 1892 There is a flower within my heart, Daisy, Daisy, Planted one day by a glancing dart, Planted by Daisy Bell. Whether she loves me or loves me not Sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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In Honor of the London 2012 Summer Olympics

The Grandiflora rose “Gold Medal”.  I love how the angle of this shot makes the rose appear to float right up into the picture above the leaves.  Have to love a good DOF.  Go for the gold all of you … Continue reading

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Tiraditos + Ceviche + Paella + Mousse = Seriously Yum!

Sometimes taking a chance on a restaurant can be regrettable and then there are times when you hit the jackpot.  We hit the jackpot at Aqua Restaurant and Lounge.  I meant to post this some time ago but you know … Continue reading

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After the Crabtini

Just thought I’d show you the rest of our meal at Ruth’s Chris.  It was delightful.  I had the harvest salad with mixed greens and roasted corn, dried cherries,  bacon and tomatoes in a very tasty white balsamic vinaigrette, topped … Continue reading

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Crabtini anyone?

Sometimes you have an appetizer and sometimes you have a salad….and then there is this.  A Crabtini, the best of both of those worlds.  When I read the menu and saw this listed with the other appetizers I assumed that … Continue reading

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Hot Rods!

At least I think of them as hot rods.  These cars just screamed out a challenge to a drag race somewhere out on some abandoned road away from the eyes of the police; a lovely young lady dropping her scarf … Continue reading

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On a Lark…

Sorry! Typo there.  It should read IN a Lark.  What am I talking about? I’m talking about this Lark, a 1962 Studebaker Lark.  Huh, you say? So did we when we saw this little powder blue darling at the car … Continue reading

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My BMW is cuter than your BMW!

And smaller too!  Behold the 1959 BMW Isetta 300. Easy opening top.   Comes with a nice picnic basket (not sure if there was a trunk or not) and you have to love those 3 wheels.  Whoops! Sorry, I think … Continue reading

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