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January 2023

Beach Boardwalk after the rain
River World-readable
2023-01-21 17:21:25
A series of atmospheric rivers bring water and flooding to Santa Cruz

February 2023

Lion dancers assemble in a Chinatown alley
Lunar New Year World-readable
Celebrating the beginning of the Year of the Rabbit
Sun over the ocean at Seabright Beach
High School World-readable
2023-02-18 14:19:31
Considering Calvin's options for high school
Tags: calvin
Julian and Calvin, waiting for the interurban at San Jose Diridon
Interurban World-readable
Taking the train to Sacramento
Julian with a star drill exhibit
Railroad Museum World-readable
Visiting California's greatest train museum then taking the train home
The end of the concrete ship pier at Seacliff State Beach
The end of the pier World-readable
The remains of the pier at Seacliff Beach
Tags: flood beach

March 2023

Walton Lighthouse before the storm comes in
As good as it gets World-readable
2023-03-06 20:05:58
For better or worse, this is it
Tags: covid-19
Boiling water on the stove
Outage World-readable
2023-03-25 17:40:56
A day-and-a-half without power
Lego model of London
Visiting London for spring break
Tags: london

April 2023

Queen's Gate in South Kensington
Museum Queues World-readable
Visiting Leicester Square, the London Transport Museum, the British Museum, and riding the brand-new Elizabeth Line
Tags: london
Calvin, Kiesa, and Julian listen to the audio tour at Bletchley Park
West End World-readable
Breaking codes and baking cakes
Tags: london
Google's Landscraper at King's Cross
Ice house World-readable
Breakfast at a legendary restaurant, a canal museum, a bank museum, and a bunker museum
Tags: london
The Palace of Westminster
Metropolitan Maze World-readable
Parliament and Monument and Moorgate and Dishoom
Tags: london
GWR 800311 at London Paddington
Bath Spa World-readable
Taking the Great Western Main Line to Bath to see the Roman hot springs
Tags: london
Battersea Power Station Station
Battersea World-readable
A tube station and power station with the same historic name; a cruise down the Thames; a rooftop garden; and a museum at the Docklands
Tags: london
The White Tower in the Tower of London
Tower of London World-readable
Four distinct eras: The Tower of London, Tower Bridge, HMS Belfast, and a Shakespeare play as he originally intended it
Tags: london
Piccadilly line train pulls into Gloucester Road station
Transatlantic World-readable
Flying back to SFO after a week in London
Tags: london
Atrium inside the British Museum
2023-04-26 20:34:45
The future is here, it's just not evenly distributed yet
Tags: london
Ferry wake departing San Francisco
Spaces World-readable
2023-04-30 20:04:10
Seeing Nils Frahm perform at the Fox Theater in Oakland

May 2023

Burned redwoods at Big Basin
Big Basin World-readable
Visiting California's oldest state park after the CZU Lighting Complex fire
Julian pours water for tea
Kettle World-readable
2023-05-17 20:30:45
Coffee from home needs an upgrade
Tags: coffee
Music Concourse and the Skystar Wheel in the fog
Bay to Breakers 2023 World-readable
Yellow lupine on the bluffs above the beach
Positive World-readable
2023-05-28 20:46:28
COVID-19 finally comes to my household, three-plus years into the global pandemic
Tags: covid-19

June 2023

Yellow lupine on the bluffs above the beach
Quarantine World-readable
2023-06-04 15:03:56
Raise the flags of quarantine while we recover from the plague
Tags: covid-19