Golden Gate Bridge Celebrates 75th Anniversary

This past weekend the Golden Gate Bridge celebrated it’s 75th anniversary. All weekend long there were events being held near the bridge with the culmination being a fireworks display last night with some of the fireworks coming off the bridge itself. With the recent addition of Caitlin to the family, we were not able to …

Life In A Day: Community Based Film

Back in July 24th, 2010 the world was asked to film their lives on that day and submit them to an online YouTube powered project called Life In A Day.  And since that day, director Kevin Macdonald and a whole team of editors whittled down over 4,500 hours of submitted video to create a 90-minute …

Fall Color Update for Plumas County

This past weekend the family and I did a trip up to Plumas County, CA to check out the fall colors. We had driven through the area five years ago on a trip from Lassen to Yosemite.  During that trip we saw plenty of color along the highway, even though it was cloudy and drizzling, …

Trashing Our World

Today I got home and found a box of 216 diapers sitting on our front stoop (they weren’t a prank by a neighbor…we ordered them.). Matthew seems to going through about 8-10 of them a day right now. This evening I wheeled our garbage can out to the curb, it probably contained over 50 diapers …

Late Night Rememberances

I was browsing through a collection of photos taken in New York City in the spring of 2002 and came across this image that seemed rather apropos for today.  This impromptu memorial came to life on Fulton Street, just a block from ground zero.  My wife and I came across it during a visit to New York …