Sunday, May 27, 2012

Kinetic Sculpture Grand Championship - Day 2

Day 2 of the Kinetic Sculpture Grand Championships is a water start in Humboldt Bay.


Happy 75th Birthday GGB

Fireworks for the Golden Gate Bridge's 75th birthday.  Viewed from the Legion of Honor.  Photos a mix of Canon Powershot and iPhone.

Fireworks from the deck of the bridge

Kinetic Sculpture Grand Championship

Day One of the Kinetic Sculpture Grand Championship - Across the beach and into the dunes
Coming down the beach into the dunes

Beers of the north coast III

Eel river tasting room & grill.

Beers of the north coast II

Mad River Brewing co. Tasting Room

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Aurora borealis

Taken with a Canon powershot (point and shoot) on a gorillapod attached to the rental car roof rack. On Murphy's Dome outside Fairbanks.

Even more ice art

Ice sculptures at dusk

Museum of the North

Museum of the north in Fairbanks, Alaska, March 2012.

Beers of the north coast

Tasting room of Redwood Curtain Brewing Company. Favorites are the Saison du Humboldt, Belgian Porter and the Dubbel.

Monday, May 21, 2012

More eclipse

The holes of the slotted spoon with the eclipsed sun shadow

Eclipse starting


Sunday, May 20, 2012

Little black spot on the sun today

Annular solar eclipse in northern California Sunday May 20, 2012.
We're near Mount Shasta with the SF Amateur Astronomers. In typical northern California fashion our group of astronomers is joined by a bunch of folks with crystals and kooky ideas.

Mt. Shasta

Monday, May 7, 2012