Monday, June 28, 2010

BOSTON POWERS

I knew President Obama's Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan looked familiar...

Saturday, June 19, 2010

WE'LL HAVE A GAELIC OLD TIME

To celebrate Angie's Irish heritage (about... let's say... a fifth), 
we headed over to the Irish Fair in Irvine.

The Irish cuisine was well-represented:




And there were many Irish items for sale...
...like this Irish Pride flag (on a German Iron Cross).

Plus -- all-you-can-eat sheep!

Mutton, Honey

A Ruminant of My Own

Because the DeLorean DMC-12 was manufactured in Northern Ireland,
there were about seven or eight on display.

Brightly-colored-yet-unhappy young step dancers

One clogs; the others wait angrily.

Those Irish step dancing skirts are so starched, they require a special carrying case (on the right).

Martin Luther King, Jr's Dream, Irish-style

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

DEVIL'S IN THE DETAILS

My office's parking garage offers a car wash service. The name of the company is "Dr. Detail."

The card Dr. Detail left on my car window is below.

Whether it's the "plolymer" sealant or the "profecional" restoration, you can count on the Doctor to take care of all the details.
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Monday, June 7, 2010

MONTEREY

Small Fish, Big Aquarium
These orange jellyfish are not actually fish; they're gelatinous zooplankton. 
Also, they're not jelly; they're jam.

The Black Sea Nettle: No Vertebrate, No Problem


Leafy sea dragon

Be adorable. Be very adorable.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

HERE ARE YOUR PRINCIPLES

I'm officially registered as "Decline To State" because I find this (non) affiliation garners the most interesting political mail. This week was a first — I got my first "Decline To State Voter Guide."

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

PUTTING IT TOGETHER

The domain StephenSondheim.com used to be owned by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Now it's for sale for $2500.