Authenticity has rarely been more sought after in our public life—and, at once, so elusive. Accountability—the knowledge that the men and women we elect will act, foremost, in our interest and not that of their donors—has become a civic myth. - Evan Osnos writing on New Yorker.com
“We have, what, 340 million guns in this country?” “You’re not getting rid of them. They’re not going away.” - Marie Zare, speaking at CPAC
Friday, February 19, 2016
Christmas '09 in Santa Monica, plus other Favorite Memories along the Velo Trail.
Old-time Helms Bakery building in Los Angeles doesn't really look like this. Messing around with edits within iPhoto.
Discovered these gorgeous (and very tasty) berries at the Wednesday Farmer's market last fall in Langley, Washington.
Cute little Brooklyn lass makes for a fine foto contrast on doorstep in Redhook, ca. 2010.
Nancy and I were on the California "Missions Trail" when we saw a more contemporary place of devotion and worship.
They look to me a little like grapefruit but since I didn't savor the Pommelo flavor I can't compare the taste to pamplemousse.