Tag: photos

Bird Photos at Lindo Lakes

Went to Lindo Lakes near Santee, California and while there wasn’t much to look at around there, but I was able to get some nice photos of some birds and waterfowl.

Landing at Salt Lake City

I was trying to figure out what that black spot was.  Is it a swage pond?  Is it a solar panels?  Whatever it is, it is pretty big in size. For the first time in my life I took a flight that landed in Salt Lake City, Utah. I’ve never been to Salt Lake City …

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Senior Toons That May Be True

Sights Around the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas

Here are some sights that can be seen around the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Points to Ponder

Only in Israel

With Hanukkah coming up I thought it would be neat to show some things that you will only see in Israel. A perfect parking job. More Women fly F-16’s in Israel than drive cars in Saudi Arabia. Hasidic family crossing sign. Soldiers who bring their kids to work. Sudoku while swimming in the Dead Sea. …

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Happy Halloween 2016

Wishing everyone a safe and Happy Halloween! Here are some Halloween images of a sand art sculptures in Imperial Beach, California.

Sights Around the Imperial Beach Pier

Took a walk on the Imperial Beach pier and took some photos of different things around the area. Here are those photos:

Photos of San Diego

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

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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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.

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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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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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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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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Why Women Live Longer

Hollywood Walk of Fame Stars – 2nd Shoot

I went to Hollywood boulevard and took some more photos of the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California. Here are the photos of the different stars I took pictures of.

The 88th Academy Awards the 2016 Oscars

The stage is set. The red carpet is out. It is time for the 2016 Academy Awards being hosted by Chris Rock. Here are some images of what Hollywood looks like for the stars to start showing up.  I took different photos from different perspectives to give a good view of what Hollywood and Hollywood …

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The Red Carpet Oscars 2016

Here is the red carpet.

The Oscars 2016 第88回アカデミー授賞式

今年のホストはクリス・ロックです。 最多ノミネート作品は、レオナルド・ディカプリオ主演の「The Revenant レヴェナント」で、 次に多かったのが日本でも大ヒットした「マッドマックス怒りのデス・ロード」です。 ディカプリオは初オスカーを手にするかが注目されていますね。 シルベスター・スタローンは1977年にロッキーで主演男優賞にノミネートされて以来だそうです。 長編アニメーション部門で「思い出マーニー」がノミネートされていますね。 受賞すれば千と千尋の神隠し以来の快挙だそうです。 大ファンという訳ではないし詳しくもないのですが、 なぜかアカデミー授賞式前夜に2年連続で訪れてしまったハリウッド。 折角なので写真を撮ってきました。授賞式準備のためにスタッフが働いていました。 去年よりあまり飾り付けされていない印象です。相変わらず人は沢山いました。

Jimmy Kimmel Live Oscars 2016

Maybe Jimmy Kimmel would talk about the oscars later. Maybe Matt Damon will actually get on the show tonight. Good luck Matt!

The El Capitan Theatre Oscars 2016

The El Capitan Theatre looks like it’s nice.

Dolby Theatre Oscars 2016

The Dolby Theatre right in the middle of the oscars.

El Capitan Oscars 2016

I’m pretty sure the El Capitan is full because of the oscars.

Hard Rock Cafe at Oscars 2016

There’s the Hard Rock Cafe near the oscars.

Hey look it’s the Oscars 2016

Hey look it’s the oscars 2016!

A Neat Mirror Chandelier at Oscars 2016

This is a cool mirror chandelier thing I’ve found walking around the oscars

Cool Red Oscar 2016

This Oscar is Red with embarrassment for being the only guy wearing his birthday suit.

Elephant 2016 Oscars

Even the elephant wants to see the oscars.

Circus Vargas

The circus has officially come to town. Today as I was driving down the road I saw a circus tent setup with semi trucks parked nearby. Here are a couple photos.

Carolina Panthers TopCat Cheerleaders

In preparation for the National Football League Super Bowl 50 where the Carolina Panthers will be taking on the Denver Bronco’s I decided to share the only stuff I have of either team. These videos are of the Carolina Panthers cheerleaders the TopCats when they came to military installations in the Pacific. These videos were …

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The Positive Side of Life

Interesting Trucks

Here are some old and interesting trucks of varying makes and models.

The Morning After the Zoo’s Christmas Party

What Love Looks Like

Redneck Ingenuity

Imperial Beach, California

Went over to Imperial Beach, California today to check out the pier, the ocean, and the scenery. Here are some photos that I took while I was there. It gives a different point of view of San Diego and the surrounding area. In the photos you can see the Imperial Beach pier, San Diego, Coronado …

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Birds of Paradise Flower Photos

Right now I’ve got some Birds of Paradise flowers that are in bloom. I really like these flowers. They are pretty and have a distinct appearance about them. Here are a few photos I took.

Halloween Jack-o-lantern by Shock Top Beer

I went to the supermarket today and there was this cool display by Shock Top beer. Personally, I’ve never heard of Shock Top before, but I think their jack-o-lantern is pretty cool. Here are a couple of photos so you can see for yourself.

Photos at La Jolla in San Diego, California

Took a drive over La Jolla in San Diego today to check out the surf and snap a few photos. The beach wasn’t very busy. Here are some photos I took while there.

Point Loma Nazarene University

Drove over to Point Loma Nazarene University today in San Diego, California. Here are some of the photos that were taken around there. The thing that is so spectacular is the location. The university is overlooking the Pacific Ocean near the sunset cliffs. The views are just stunning and some of the architecture is neat …

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Ocean Beach, California

Drove over to Ocean Beach in San Diego, California today. Snapped a few photos. One is of the Ocean Beach sign as you’re driving into OB. The second one is of a painting on a wall. The 3rd is a banner of an Octoberfest celebration in Ocean Beach.

Blood Moon

Tonight is a blood moon night, so I went outside and snapped some photos of what the blood moon looks like from where I am at. Here are a few photos I snapped of it.

Sunburst Yellow Squash

I just got back from the supermarket where I came across a funny thing I’ve never seen before. A sunburst yellow squash. Never knew it existed on this planet. Needless to say, I was the only person in the store taking photos of the produce. Here is what they look like.

Qualcomm Stadium San Diego, California

I went to Qualcomm stadium for the 1st time in my life. I tried to get photos of outside the stadium and also inside the stadium. Here are my photos from that experience.