Archive for the 'Snapshot' Category

November 13th, 2008


We tried an experiment with an egg. I knew that if you put an egg in vinegar, the shell would dissolve, leaving a rubbery membrane… but my kids didn’t know that, and I had never tried it personally. I like pickled eggs (boiled and peeled eggs soaked in brine), so I thought this might be […]

May 2nd, 2007


This is my four year old daughter playing on a slide at Chuck-E-Cheese’s a few days ago.

May 2nd, 2007

Muddy Kids

When I got home from work today, I found my two youngest kids in the yard, covered in mud. I took a few pictures. Most of them turned out blurry, even though I used the flash. I’m still not very happy with the Pentax Optio W30.

April 24th, 2007

Howdy Car

I saw this car on the freeway while riding to work one day. I have a friend who uses the nickname “howdy” so I try to take a picture any time I see “howdy” on something.

April 24th, 2007

Rolling Rock

Rolling Rock beer has bizarre stuff printed on the back of the bottle, apparently worthy of its own wikipedia article:

March 9th, 2007

Platonic Solids

A friend of mine, Thom Boyer, recently told me (and a few other people) about platonic solids — three dimensional shapes whose vertices all have the same number of adjacent faces. Plato theorized that these were the building blocks of the universe. Thom went to a game store and bought a pound of dice (I […]

March 8th, 2007

You want me to do WHAT with my Bic?!

… interesting choice of font.

October 29th, 2006

Just Another Photo Post

This is the track at my daughter’s junior high school. This is my son’s Halloween costume this year. A red leaf from the tree in our front yard. This grasshopper is missing a leg. This picture was taken while waiting in an emergency room a couple years ago. My son had accidentally stabbed a shard […]