Oddities: 4th Saturday of June (2013)

The usual:  hanging out with son.

Kirk’s in Palo Alto was the first order of the day:

Voted "Best Burger" by the Palo Alto Weekly in their annual poll

Voted “Best Burger” by the Palo Alto Weekly in their annual poll

Stacked against one wall, it amazed self to see --

Stacked against one wall, it amazed self to see —

Stacked against one wall of the dining area was the largest mountain of Kingsford briquets self had ever seen.

What more is there to say?  The Man for once is fully justified in his bemusement.

What more is there to say? The Man for once is fully justified in his bemusement.

Self now has to lie down and rest her aching tummy.  She had a 1/3 lb. Steakburger and shared a Medium Fries with the man.  It was Just. Too. Much.  Simply.  Too.  Much.

Stay tuned, dear blog readers.  Stay tuned.

 

 

Half Moon Bay, Happiness

Son and Jennie arrived in the wee hours.  Took them six hours from Claremont, straight down 5.  Ah, sweet energy of youth.

Store Sign, Main Street, Only in Half Moon Bay

Store Sign, Main Street, Only in Half Moon Bay

Decided to have lunch in Half Moon Bay.  Sun was out; it was still chilly.

Sign # 2, Still on Main Street, Half Moon Bay

Sign # 2, Still on Main Street, Half Moon Bay

There was an interesting store selling glass pumpkins (Alas, no pictures)

We found a great place to stop for lunch:  Chez Shea, on Main Street.

Jennie's Lunch:  Beet Salad.  Beets are supposedly very good for you.

Jennie’s Lunch: Beet Salad. Beets are supposedly very good for you.

They had the most humongous servings!  Highly recommended.

Stay tuned, dear blog readers.  Stay tuned.

WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: The World Through Your Eyes

Philippine Impressionism:  Interior Wall of the Church of San Isidro Labrador

Philippine Impressionism: Interior Wall of the Church of San Isidro Labrador, island of Siquijor, Philippines

This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is a tricky one.

The theme is “The World Through Your Eyes.”

From the WordPress Daily Post home page:

It’s that little extra something in a snapshot that transforms a photograph into something more:  a visual interpretation of one’s vision.  A story, captured in a frame.

Hmm, self thinks.  What is the story in the above?  Is there even a story?

It was self’s second time in Siquijor.  This island is a short ferry ride from Dumaguete.  In feeling, it was so old.  Islands do that to self.  She finds Read the rest of this entry »

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