California

My first iOS 6 / iPhone 5 panorama photo (Venice Beach, Malibu)

November 11th, 2012 by alephnaught

My first iOS 6 / iPhone 5 panorama photo (Venice Beach, Malibu)

We went to Venice Beach to check out a flea market, then went back to Malibu to have dinner at the Reel Inn, which is the best inexpensive seafood place we’ve found in the LA area. I decided to try the panorama feature of the new camera app – I think it worked well (it […]

Venice

January 17th, 2011 by alephnaught

Venice

Aviva, Iggy, Jett and I decided to spend Saturday in Venice – California of course. While the beach is the most famous part of town, the city is also very cool with lots of tres chic boutiques. One of my fav design shops, A + R Store, is in Venice. So we walked the dogs […]

Pictures from Earth Day in Santa Monica and shopping in Venice, CA

May 1st, 2010 by alephnaught

Pictures from Earth Day in Santa Monica and shopping in Venice, CA

Many pictures taken during the Earth Day celebration on the Promenade in Santa Monica and a trip shopping in Venice, CA. Translate

Burbank, Ikea, duct tape wallets and cardboard creatures too

June 13th, 2009 by alephnaught

Burbank, Ikea, duct tape wallets and cardboard creatures too

We decided to run errands today, especially a trip to the Ikea store in Burbank, CA. First off, I’ve switched wallets – the leather one I bought in Italy is starting to wear out, so when I ordered some stuff from ThinkGeek, I figured I’d try a duct tape wallet.  it works!  It snaps shut […]

November 5th, 2008 by alephnaught

A win, and a loss

On the plus side, Barack Obama is our president-elect.  Its high time a non-white minority candidate won the Presidency of the United States.  Obama ran a great campaign.  Now he needs to turn his landslide victory, with a near-record voter turnout, into real change. On the negative side, it looks like our country isn’t about […]

August 27th, 2008 by alephnaught

Gedogen

I’m working on my second speech for Toastmasters, and decided to describe the differences in cultures I found in traveling from Jubail, Saudi Arabia to Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  Then I found this article in the New York Times, “Nudists Want State to Look the Other Way.” This article describes a continuing battle between nudists who […]

April 22nd, 2008 by alephnaught

Arrived in California

We drove five days from Chicago, Illinois, to Westlake Village, California. Here are some pictures we took along the way. View Larger Map Some of the boxes in our former living room Loading up the moving van Aviva in Colorado A Pizza Hut in Nebraska A Shell station in Utah Translate