Category: Photos

Comic Book Street Names

Today I was driving down the street and I turned on the corner of Gotham and Xavier and thought to myself, obviously the people responsible for naming those streets are fans of comic books.

Historical Old Photos in Color

Henry Ford, 1919 Cornell Rowing Team 1914 Brothers Robert Kennedy, Edward ‘Ted’ Kennedy and John F. Kennedy outside the Oval Office. Sophia Loren and Jayne Mansfield Two Boxers after a fight Brooklyn Bridge in 1904 Louis Armstrong plays to his wife, Lucille, in Cairo, Egypt 1961 An Oklahoman farmer during the great dust bowl in …

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Bikes, Babes, and Beer…Oh My!

Went to an event at Boarder X Brewery in San Diego, California that had bikes, models, and it was at a brewery so it had beer. Talk about an excellent combination. Here was one one the models that was posing in front of the vehicles.

San Diego Airport

Here are some things I saw while at the San Diego airport. One was a group of people that were all white and the title of it is, “At the Gate.” The other photo was of the Spirit of Saint Louis airplane.

Kansas City Southern Train

I was in traffic, looked over, saw this train, and snapped a quick photo of it. It made me wonder, was it this train that got somebody out of this town? Did this train bring somebody into this town? Was this train the one where people dreams began or was it the one where they …

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Funny Killer Robots Comic for Geeks

West Coast Cars

Went to an event tonight were there were some tricked out West Coast cars with hydraulics, low riders, and some motorcycles. It was my first time ever seeing anything like this so I tried to capture the cars in the best light. Here are some of my photos from the event.

Working Mammals

Drove over to San Diego to see the pens where the United States Navy holds and cares for dolphins. I have absolutely no doubt in my mind that the United States Navy gives these dolphins the very best care that they can give them, but it made me think about if the Navy should be …

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Photos of San Diego

Here are some photos look at San Diego from Harbor Island.

Japanese Pig

I was playing around with the application called Procreate and drew this silly Japanese pig that says, “Boo Boo” instead of “oink oink.” Procreate was a very nice and intuitive application that I would like to play around with more to get the feel for it.

Bees at Work

I was at LaJolla in San Diego, California and I walked by some flowers and saw some bees that were hard at work.  I decided to take some photos of the bees and I must say I was pleased with the results. I was playing around with an application to bring the bee to the …

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Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo Monument

Drove over to Point Loma in San Diego, California today to see the Cabrillo National Monument and take some photos to document my experience. Prior to going here I knew absolutely nothing about Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo and his monument. Now I know that Cabrillo, a navigator sailing under the flag of Spain, landed at San …

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United States and Mexico Border Wall

For those who are angry at Donald Trump for suggesting that he will build a wall to separate the United States and Mexico, have no reason to actually be angry at Donald J. Trump. It will be rather difficult for him to build a wall where there is already a wall that separates the United …

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Jollibee San Diego

Today I drove through National City and I found a Jollibee there.  The last time I had Jollibee was in the Philippines.  I might go over there sometime just to try it out.

San Diego Living

Some days it is so nice living in San Diego, California.

Shark Week 2016 Day 6

Here is a photo of a whale shark from below.

Shark Week 2016 Day 5

Shark Week 2016 continues and so does my photos of sharks.

Shark Week 2016 Day 4

 

Shark Week 2016 Day 3

In the spirit of Shark Week 2016, here is a photo I took of a silky shark that was in the Okinawa aquarium.

Shark Week is Here

Shark Week 2016 Day 2

Look at these shark chompers!

Shark Week 2016 Day 1

Have you ever wondered what a shark would look like if it was sliced?  I was at the Okinawa aquarium and saw exactly that.  You can see the muscle, cartilage, and organs.  Here is what it looks like.

Shark Week 2016 Announcement

Desert Flowers

Took a walk today and spotted these desert flowers near Otay Ranch, California. I have never seen these types of flowers before, so I snapped a shot.

Ocean Beach Hippie Hostel

I was walking around Ocean Beach and saw this decked out hippie hostel. I think the only thing that was missing was a hippie van parked out front, but that is minor since there are a bunch of hippies and hippie vehicles in Ocean Beach.

Photos Around Monterey, California

Here are some various photos I took while at Monterey, California.

Monterey, California – Sea Otters

Took a trip to Monterey, California because I wanted to see some sea otters and take some photos of them. Here are some of the photos I took. Here is a short video of one of the otters eating breakfast.

Monterey’s Flower Burglar

This morning I was driving to the ocean in Monterey, California in hopes to take some photos of some sea otters when I noticed a movement out of the corner of my eye.  When I looked over there was a young deer walking along the side of a house.  I stopped my car and watched …

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Bixby Bridge – Big Sur, California

As I drove up the California Highway 1 today, I decided to stop and take some photos of the Bixby Bridge. The Bixby creek bridge was opened in 1932. It is one of the tallest single-span concrete arch bridges in the world. It is located in Monterey County and is part of the California State …

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Elephant Seals Near San Simeon

As I drove up California Highway 1, I stopped off at a beach near San Simeon to check out some elephant seals. Being that I’ve never seen elephant seals before, I didn’t know what to expect. First off they are very dramatic. They are always making noise and getting into fights where it looks like …

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Interesting Vegetation

During my evening walk I came across this huge bushes.  These things had to be at least 9 feet tall and they were big and bushy.  I’ve never seen anything like it.  I don’t know if these are tropical plants or desert plants or whatever they sure were interesting.

Bike Lane Bush 2004 Sticker

Today I took a walk and I saw this bike lane sign with a Lick Bush 2004 sticker on it.  It gave me a chuckle, made me wonder if the sticker has been on that sign since 2004 and made me want to take a photo of it.

Evening View of Point Loma

Here is a photo of the beautiful view of Coronado Island and Point Loma in San Diego, California.

100 Year Old Rolls Royce

It was originally bought for $1,000 in 1912 (almost $93,000 in today’s money) but has now gone under the hammer for $4,705,500, making it the most expensive Rolls Royce ever sold at auction. Unique: This 100-year-old Silver Ghost Rolls Royce has sold for a world-record price of $5 million after a furious bidding war at …

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Slices of Early History

Here are some old photos that are wonderful slices of history.  The descriptions are below each photo. The rural kids in the 50’s rode bikes to school.  You took whatever path was best for you.  Bullet holes in the sign? Camping out in 1918. This was the 30’s, and this sharecropper’s son was working behind the …

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Great Old West Black and White Photos

Here are some shots from the era of the “Old West”. (captions are below each photo) Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir in Yosemite. Two men most responsible for the Nation Parks we have in California. William Sydney Porter, aka O. Henry. Teller at First National Bank, Austin, 1891-1894. Man, look at that fancy woodwork done …

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San Diego Padres Face-off Against the Saint Louis Cardinals

Today the San Diego Padres are facing off in game one of a three game series with the Saint Louis Cardinals Major League Baseball game. I went down to Petco Park to partake in the festivities. Here are some of the photos from my experience. Spoiler alert: The Padres beat the Cardinals 4-1 tonight. It …

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Ocean Beach Hippie Van

Today I was driving through Ocean Beach in San Diego, California and I saw a hippie van with a couple of hippies inside of it. I thought it was interesting enough to take a photo of. I can’t read everything, but I think the front of the van reads, “Feel the sun. Love the moon.”

Hillary Clinton – Hillary-ous

I was a shopping mall today and I saw this hat. Everything about this woman from her joke of a marriage, to her corruption, to her political aspirations. Everything about Hillary is a complete and utter joke. This hat sums all that up.

Leninade – Get Hammered and Sickled in California

What the heck is happening in the super markets in California? I was in the super market and I came across a beverage called “Leninade” and their slogan is “Get hammered and sickled.” How the heck did something like this make its way into super markets in the United States? What kind of self-loathing, democratic, …

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Funny Sign at the Sea Life Aquarium

I was at the Sea Life Aquarium and I saw this sign. The way the sign shows a finger pointing at a fish with a line through it and then the outside fish has a sad face, it looks like the sign is saying, “Don’t point at the fish. It hurts their self esteem.” Maybe …

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Sea Life Aquarium Carlsbad, California

One of the attractions as part of Legoland in Carlsbad, California is the Sea Life Aquarium. Here are some of the photos I took while I was there.

Photos From a Day at Legoland California

Enjoyed a nice spring day at Legoland in Carlsbad, California. Here are photos from my experience.

Historical Old Photographs

Here’s some more great old historical photo‘s. The photo descriptions are below the photos. Here is the way they parked cars in NYC during the 1930’s. Righting the overturned hull of USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor, 19 March 1943. A worker helping to build the Empire State Building in the 1930’s, during the Great Depression …

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Ocean Beach Hippies Unite!

Only in California will you see signs to call meetings with hippies. This photo was taken at Ocean Beach in San Diego, California in front of the library.

Donkey Kong is an A-hole!

Donkey Kong is an A-hole! I never knew I would have such strong feelings for a video game character, but I do. I hate him. I hate everything about him. I will show you some proof of why I think he’s an a-hole. First off let me start by saying that only an a-hole would …

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Extremely sharp 100+ Year Old Pictures of the United States

These photos of life in the US at the beginning of the 20th century are truly a walk back in time. The first photo below looks the same today and many of you have entered it on the way to NY. The third photo shows how trolley cars were air conditioned in the summer. The …

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Capitol Records in Hollywood, California

Here is a photo of the Capitol Records building located in Hollywood, California.  This must be where the magic happens.

DJ Tiesto Billboard on Hollywood Boulevard

I was walking down Hollywood Boulevard at night and looked up to see a DJ Tiesto billboard for Hakkasan in Las Vegas.

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