Another sign

Posted in Picture du jour on July 31st, 2015 by bill

Take at the Edinburgh Museum of Modern Art:

Words to Live By

Posted in Picture du jour on July 22nd, 2015 by bill

This is the best sign I saw on my recent trip to the UK – advice that applies anywhere, anytime.

I Capture the Castle (with My Phone)

Posted in Picture du jour on July 14th, 2015 by bill

This photo was taken at Urquhart Castle, near Inverness in Scotland. In the foreground is a replica trebuchet built for a movie shoot a few years ago. In the background is Loch Ness. If you look close you may see Nessie peeking out from behind the branches at the left – if, you know, that’s what you want to see.

Lassi Come Home

Posted in Picture du jour on July 8th, 2015 by bill

This shot shows the menu of a restaurant called Punjab in Covent Garden in London. Note the third item under “Homemade Lassi.”

I meant to ask the waiter about this but got all caught up in the many exciting foods and forgot all about it. Ever since I’ve been wondering, what gives? Were they just fucking with us? Could you actually order it at some point, or are they planning to make it available at some point in the near future? Or do you just have to ask nicely and/or say the secret word? A return trip will probably be necessary.

Back to the Old Grit’n’Grind

Posted in Whatever Else on July 6th, 2015 by bill

After three weeks of travel both foreign and domestic, we are back in Humboldt County and back to regular old daily life, more or less. There will be things to say, maybe some pictures, once I’ve had a chance to get a little organized and get my head right.

In the meantime, here’s a shot I took in London, I think of the grit that the Cleveland Cavaliers were missing in those last couple games: