Archive for May, 2012

U. S. Navy History happens in San Francisco Bay

May 30, 2012




















The last time a US battleship passes under the Golden Gate Bridge.













Same frame, with a tight crop on the battleship.












This is a full frame file of a telephoto shot of the battleship with some bridge details.

Tracking the China Clipper

May 25, 2012












We found these tracks in Alameda recently.

Smile, when you say that, pardner!

May 25, 2012







































Like the Dean Martin song said:  “Ain’t that a hole in the head?”

Happy Birthday GGB! ! !

May 24, 2012












One bridge has a birthday . . .












another one doesn’t.












” . . . and those who can’t teach, teach teachers . . .”?












To see how three of these four photos go together, try reading my Friday column  over on Op Ed News.

Just like a Dean Martin song

May 19, 2012







































The fellow said he bought this T-shirt at a gun show.  Somehow, it can evoke memories of a Dean Martin song.

Happy Armed Forces Day!

May 18, 2012

















The Hornet’s Island










TBF Avener

Backup for the Photo Desk!

May 16, 2012












We are posting this photo today just in case we can’t use the one we want for this Friday’s column for Smirking Chimp.

Ticket booth photos

May 8, 2012




















We have thought of doing a photo book with just stand alone ticket booths, but then we realized how much work that would be, so now we just take the pictures and maybe post them on this blog.

1968 = a Hughie

May 8, 2012












What says “This is 1968!” better than a UH1?  Tune in to next Friday’s column on Smirking Chimp for more.

On slap art patrol

May 5, 2012




















We like this KONY slap art, so we took a pix.