Monday, December 31, 2012
Friday, December 28, 2012
It didn't start out that well...
The light was a bit wild at the newly refurbished Tokyo station.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Oh OK. I give in. But most of them weren't in Yellowstone... and see how few of them are bears!
Elk (there are plenty in Yellowstone, but this one was just north of the park entrance):
Thursday, December 20, 2012
James has promised his parents a trip to Yellowstone. Weirdly this has resulted in them sending us lots of bears for Christmas and birthdays. It seems important, therefore to point out that, apart from buffalo, wildlife can be elusive. For example, see the wolf, 4th photo down, here.
We had better luck with the mountain goats further north:
When you do see a bear, usually it is too quick to hardly even notice, but sometimes it looks like this:
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Gingerbread men weren't morbidly obese when I were a lass (in the 1970s). We shared him, of course.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Thursday, December 13, 2012
San Francisco has a modern art museum. It is important not to view modern art on an empty stomach. Luckily, art-priced luncheon is available on the top floor. Note the brilliant Mondrian cake.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Unfortunately I did not remain at the chocolate sundae shop all week, while James went to hang out with the spods at the AGU.
Although... perhaps I could become one of those ladies
who lunch eat chocolate...
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Friday, November 30, 2012
Even the toxic waste dump part of town where we work has some pretty red and gold colours at this time of year.