News From April 2012

Glasgow, Scotland - Part 2

Lots of sheep on the train ride up from London.
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People seemed to like this one, so here's a vertical of it. Again, this is in the Kelvingrove museum in Glasgow's west end.
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Glasgow University was the inspiration for Hogwarts.
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Come as you are.
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"Sometimes dreams are wiser than waking." -Black Elk
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"When it blows here, even the seagulls walk." -Nick Faldo
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"An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men." -Charles Darwin
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"I learned the way a monkey learns - by watching its parents." -Prince Charles
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"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song." -Lou Holtz
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"I look upon Switzerland as an inferior sort of Scotland." -Sydney Smith
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Glasgow Central Station from my hotel elevator.
Posted April 30th, 2012 by The vegan joints serve vegan
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Glasgow, Scotland

I have Scottish blood on my grandfathers side.
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"The great thing about Glasgow is that if there's a nuclear attack it'll look exactly the same afterwards." -Billy Connolly
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We loved Glasgow! So much art and vegan food. The people were welcoming and kind.
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"The true measure of a man is what he would do if he knew he would never be caught." -Lord Kelvin
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At the Kelvingrove Museum.
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"But I fear, my lot being cast in Scotland, that beauty would not be content." -Anne Boyd
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"I'm William Wallace, and the rest of you will be spared. Go back to England and tell them... Scotland is free!" -William Wallace
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"Only 4 percent of all the companies owned in Scotland have their head offices in Scotland." -Sean Connery
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Glasgow has a big wheel of their own located in George Square.
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The Buchanan Galleries, this is as far in as we went, only 20 feet to the smoothie stand. I bet it's nice. Maybe next time.
Posted April 26th, 2012 by Blood and thriftiness.
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More Barcelona...

Just found a few more photos.
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The famous MACBA big 4 is now a small 3.
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"By all means let's be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out." -Richard Dawkins
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"Let's see how my Instagram feed is looking..." -Guy in Pointy Hat
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Deanna at our local Barcelona jam, Juicy Jones.
Posted April 24th, 2012 by Of the digital variety 3 digits deep.
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Barcelona, Espana

Some digi's from the trip to Barcelona. I shot mostly film, and this is Deanna's digi cam, so we didn't shoot much.
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I think Deanna shot this one.
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You break you buy.
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The Guell family liked to place their doo-doo into real fancy receptacles.
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Deanna was enjoying Gaudi's mosaic work.
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"Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic." -Antonio Gaudi
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Deanna with La Merce.
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One of many Good Friday processions that come to the Cathedral square.
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The artwork in the background is a Picasso.
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Oh yeah, and these guys in hoods and pointy hats that are called "Capirote" and resemble Ku Kux Klan outfits to Americans.
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There were some in bare feet and with chains around their ankles holding candles. That is a long and cold march in bare feet.
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One of the procession floats.
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The music was quite nice, horns and drums. I should find a CD of that stuff.
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An early sneak peek of my attempts at shooting skate photos. That's Javier Sarmiento doing some moves for me. (shot a bit late Deanna!)
Posted April 19th, 2012 by Hey dont buy into that 4:20 crap.
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I'm away in Europe-UK for 2 weeks.

Probably won't post again until after April 17th.
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Joshua reflects back on his past, but will move into the future by nature's law.
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"A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life." -Charles Darwin
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"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." -Buddha (Ironically, you are reading this while staring at a computer screen, can you be any more in a moment?)
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Memory lane is a long street when you're 92.
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"All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on." -Havelock Ellis
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"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first." -Mark Twain
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Laguna Beach.
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"A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years." -Rupert Brooke
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"That's where the future lies, in the youth of today." -Willie Stargell
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"It is better to waste one's youth than to do nothing with it at all." -Georges Courteline
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"In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!" -Homer
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"All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value." -Carl Sagan
Posted April 1st, 2012 by Break from the screens that I'm with 24-7
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