Friday, July 30, 2010

Oval Beach, Saugatuck MI



One of the world's most beautiful beaches? I would vote yes. To get to Oval Beach you drive over the dune, and there's convenient parking, a concession stand, dressing rooms, and world-class views along the shore of Lake Michigan.


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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Delia at the Playground



This playground has zillions of dollars worth of high-end climbing toys, but the kids prefer to climb the trees by the fence. One of Delia's co-climbers went up where he said "no one can reach me." His grandmother said "I'm going to call the policeman if you don't come right down." I didn't think it was ok to threaten that way. I thought it had been several generations since it was ok. Like not even when I was a kid. Never mind.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Pittsburgh Zoo

Polar Bears playing with a ball

Sea Dragons -- a relative of Sea Horses

Monday, July 12, 2010

Friday, July 09, 2010

Saturday, July 03, 2010

Happy July 4th!!!

I bet this has nothing to do with the painting

Just another example of Mona Lisa Overuse. I wouldn't want to read enough to find out the pretext. Well, ok, I peeked at a review. It's from a whole series [barf] -- more than I wanted to know in this sentence: "Not only is Mona Lisa now demon-tainted but she's also engaged to Lord Halcyon, the Demon Prince of Hell."

But here's something better:

We recycled these bottles when we cleaned the basement recently -- just kept the photo. See her in the upper right-hand corner of the rightmost bottle?