Friday, May 31, 2013

Traveling Light

“You got to be careful if you don't know where you're going,
because you might not get there.”
Yogi Berra

Two almost empty cable cars, coming and going.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Old and New

“Change is inevitable. Change is constant.”
Benjamin Disraeli 1804-1881

An old fire escape and a new office building in San Francisco

Monday, May 27, 2013

Saturday, May 25, 2013


“When the music changes, so does the dance”
African Proverb

And so does the instrument. This is guy from The Urban Funk Machine is rocking out with an iPad.

Thursday, May 23, 2013


“Repetition and variety create unity.”
Virginia Wieringa

Windows and reflections of windows unite on a San Francisco building.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The Supreme Triumph

“For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive.”
D.H. Lawrence 1885-1930

And so we keep trying.

Sunday, May 19, 2013

After Light

"Why is it called 'after dark' when it really is 'after light'?"
George Carlin 1937-2008

And why is everyone walking in the same direction?

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Camera Shy

“I didn't write the rules — why should I follow them?”
W. Eugene Smith 1918-1978

This is photographer Trey Ratcliff of Stuck In Customs with his Sony camera,
Google Glass and his tongue-in-cheek message to hundreds of his faithful
photographer followers during yesterday’s photo walk in San Francisco.

Monday, May 13, 2013


“Architecture is inhabited sculpture.”
Constantin Brancusi 1876-1957

And, if empty, it’s a pile of wood. This free-for-all lumberyard is on Lydgate Beach, Kauai.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Dog Training

“If you can relax without liquor, if you can sleep without the aid of drugs,
then you are almost as good as your dog.”

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

True Nature

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929-1968

A rainbow eucalyptus tree growing on Kauai.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Friday, May 3, 2013


“The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake of pleasing man.”
John Ruskin 1819-1900

A self centered way of looking at things but still...

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The Best Part

“The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.”
Sir Francis Bacon 1561-1626

But I keep snapping anyway. This is Hanalei Valley on Kauai’s north shore