Archive | November, 2010

Point Reyes Birds

The Point Reyes Lighthouse

In the course of the last week, I have made two trips to  the historic lighthouse at Point Reyes National Seashore. This in spite of the fact that I have lived within 45 minutes of the lighthouse just about all of my life and had never been there until now. This is how it started.  […]

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Gadget junkies love to take technology on trips and I do, too.

The article below from the San Francisco Chronicle definitely describes how I travel, so I guess I officially qualify as a gadget junkie.  On a day trip I bring my iphone (of course), two digital cameras: my old canon (with extra battery) and my new panasonic, and both my cheap flip video cameras. I usually […]

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A home in the Cherry Street historic district

Tarantula Woman visits Santa Rosa

When I woke up on the morning of Sunday, October 31st, I was a more than a little surprised to run into a stranger in the bathroom. She had long blond disheveled hair and was covered in tarantula tattoos. The person in the bathroom turned out to be me – the original Miss Priss – […]

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Pillow fight breaks out on Continental flight

Why does this never happen when I am on a flight? A flight en route to an airport near Seattle took a turn for the silly last week when passengers busted out their tiny in-flight pillows and started a fight. via Pillow fight breaks out on Continental flight : Hot Topics.

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Six reasons your travel photos stink : Bad Latitude

We’ve all been here…. If you’ve ever tried to describe a concert, a play or a movie that was flat-out incredible to someone who wasn’t there — and they just stared blankly, clearly not sharing your enthusiasm — you’re closer to understanding why your photos just aren’t as good as you think they are. via […]

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