Sunday, October 19, 2008


Doing the dishes:

Catching today's special:

Detail from copper engravings at Shen's House:


Bridge of Nine Turnings near Yu Yuan (Yu Garden) and Shanghai Lao Jie (Shanghai Old Street) in Nanshi District, with the Shanghai World Financial Center in the background:

For Happy Feet:

Not wasting anything:

Yu Yuan (Yu Garden):

BBQ to go on the Bund:

Friday, October 10, 2008

Blue Angels return to San Francisco for Fleet Week

Nothing like jets screaming overhead for little distraction from the markets. Here are a few shots from Friday's practice flight:

Sunday, October 05, 2008

Maltese Falcon super-yacht on San Francisco Bay

One of the largest sailing vessels in the world, heading out on a fairly calm day:

Note the people on the other boats for scale:
The Maltese Falcon is owned by Tom Perkins of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers fame. Details on the yacht at Maltese Falcon yacht (Wikipedia) According to the San Francisco Chronicle: "Perkins apparently offered the Maltese Falcon for sale earlier this year for $169 million or so, but he since took it off the market." Maybe he's just waiting for the "credit crisis" to clear up ...