We went to HOPE a few weeks ago and got the BEST sticker.
This was a riff on an old anarchist slogan.
A month ago, Harry and I went on a trip to a lot of iconic places. Here are some highlights.
Leshan Giant Buddha
I’m finally free of Photobucket!
Last July they decided to remove free image hosting and I was stuck with the unfortunate task of migrating 5+ years of pictures for this blog.
Now I’m free! I migrated the last one today.
I’m feelin’ fine.
I went to Filoli for a work outing. In the gardens, we were suppose to paint yellow tulips under crisp blue skies.
Here’s my rendition:
I haven’t painted since I was a youngin’. It was fun.
A couple weeks ago, Eli took us on a tour of the local Pick-n-Pull.
It was a really neat place where folks go to salvage car parts.
Cars in various states of disrepair lined up neatly in rows. There was even an app to help locate specific models!
We saw cars in all sorts of configurations and had fun speculating the causes of damages.
I wish I knew more about cars.
It would’ve been neat to recognize the missing pieces.
Harry and I just moved to a beautiful new apartment and we decided to have friends over for a mid-December Thanksgiving dinner.
We got wonderfully scented flowers from the local farmer’s market.
Harry made lasagna as well as other tasty comfort foods.
It was great having everyone over. We felt very adult.
More dinners to come!
We went to a delightful Python conference this past weekend in the small town of Petaluma.
The entire conference took place inside a cute little theater.
There were tons of great talks, from the keynotes by Brandon Rhodes and Carina C Zona to our friend George.
I loved the atmosphere of the conference. It was very charming.
As always, here are some great conference quotes:
“Monkey patching is software bankruptcy.” ~Brandon Rhodes
“You want to ride the line between funny and what the hell did [the bot] just say.” ~Benno Rice