One of the historic cars at Wilder Ranch being prepared for the 4th of July parade.
A group of suffragettes marches in the re-enactment of a 1910s 4th of July parade.
A customer of Aldo's restaurant outfitted his dog with sunglasses.
Yes playing or no playing?
Our soon to be sold Live Oak tree.
Self-portrait with balls - the LED poi variety. This pattern is called the butterfly.
A group of children from a summer camp is playing on the beach at Natural Bridges.
A pin-up model tells us emphatically that reading is sexy.
Macro view of the flower of a succulent in our garden.
Someone is mighty proud of her own dance studio...
A Chinese acrobat performs on balancing chairs.
Froukje bought a new tablet computer. Don't walk while using it!
An old-fashioned perfume vaporizer - make your own propellant!
Pink lilies are now flowering everywhere. Their bare brown stems are a sharp contrast with the elaborate flower.
The San Francisco Mime Troupe performs a political play about Occupy Wall Street and the distribution of wealth.
An Indian brass oil lamp that looks like it could have belonged to Aladdin.
Seven year old Jaden performs the moves he learned from watching AC/DC videos.
Ever wondered why those abalone shells look so alien? Think again!
A Northern Pygmy Owl visited our backyard and enjoyed a bath in the fountain.
A batik pattern of roses on a piece of fabric bought in Malaysia.
Car light make trails in a long exposure from a bridge over Highway 1.
A one-of-a-kind folding screen in light oak composed of transparant squares.
This old-fashioned cleaning method works on pure human power. And it's a workout too!
Sabia makes a turn in a whirl of hair.
A geode shows a pattern of light when backlit.
Belly dancer Rachel poses with a sword at the Cabrillo Dance Festival
A mobile "Molecule Home" for sale. Could this be our camper for a yearlong tour around the States?
A close-up of a greek statue used to decorate gardens based on a classical design.
A couple of hummingbirds often visit our garden. They are hard to capture but we keep trying!
Pacific Cultural Center - where it's all happening this Saturday evening!
A figurine of Santa Claus delivers packages through ice and snow.
Our statue of Anubis caught in a private moment - changing outfits behind the folding screen.
It's not a problem to have a few car wrecks on your front porch - just fly the flag throughout the year and everyone will know you're good people.
Experimenting with a blue-gelled strobe on the background. The back wall is actually pink...
The Emperor's Imperial Circus performs daily at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk for the next few weeks.
The Clock Tower of Santa Cruz illuminated at night. One more picture down for my photography course!
A pelican was sitting in the late sun on the railing of the wharf, posing for photographers.
Close-up of the middle-eastern necklace that was a present for my last birthday. Thank you very much to the generous giver!
Hammer mechanism of an upright piano.
One of two bear statues in a park in Scotts Valley that could use a little TLC.
Froukje in protective gear getting ready to bike to work.
A wasp sits on the window in the morning. Reminds me to wash them every now and then.
Look what I found! Do you think it's a magic lamp?
Rebekah and Jamie having fun at Froukje's birthday. Yes, it was that kind of party.
A home-made meal in Mexican style: beef stew with dried fruit,rice and a vegetable dish with bell peppers and zucchini.