Month: June 2015

Venus and Jupiter conjunction

Tomorrow on June 30, 2015 at approximately 2:17 pm Universal Time (7:17 am PT), we will witness a celestial event in which Venus and Jupiter will come closest to one another as the two planets race around the Sun. This can be visible from just about anywhere in the world. Although it is most optimal to […]

Google Street View Reaches New Heights

Ever wonder what it would be like to free-climb the Dawn Wall on El Capitan, a vertical sea of smooth granite that rises 3,000 feet from the Yosemite Valley floor? Now you can, well virtually. Google Maps has taken its Street View technology vertically by stitching 360-degree photos of the face of El Capitan from various spots along […]

Movie Homes from the 80s & 90s

I don’t know what it is but I have always been fascinated by the film locations of movie homes, particularly the ones from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Home Alone, and Father of the Bride. Aside from the fact that these homes are traditional in appearance with their symmetrical windows and painted wood shutters and a stately portico out front, these houses […]

La Sagrada Familia

“There is no reason to regret that I cannot finish the church. I will grow old but others will come after me. What must always be conserved is the spirit of the work, but its life has to depend on the generations it is handed down to and with whom it lives and is incarnated”. […]

A Few Of My Favorite Things

“At last the lake burst upon us–a noble sheet of blue water lifted six thousand three hundred feet above the level of the sea, and walled in by a rim of snow-clad mountain peaks that towered aloft three thousand feet higher still! As it lay there with the shadows of the mountains brilliantly photographed upon […]