Saturday, April 28, 2012


Pierce's latest pastel from his art class: a giant Devonian period armored fish called Dunkleosteus. A nice complement to his earlier alien creation. He's now started work on something decidedly fluffier and cuter. Click to enlarge (if you dare!).

Friday, April 27, 2012

Space Shuttle Enterprise Hoboken Fly Over

I joined an excited crowd on Hoboken's Pier A for the flyover of the Space Shuttle Enterprise and was not disappointed. The Enterprise, a prototype, had been on display at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.. Following the end of the shuttle program (boo hoo) the Enterprise's new home will be on the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in NYC.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Mama-razzi strikes again!

As Pierce will tell you the only thing more annoying than the paparazzi is the mama-razzi a.k.a his mother (me) with a camera ;-)

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Ghosts in Hoboken

Pierce was happy to discover the PAC-MAN ghost characters Inky and Pinky in Hoboken.  Eric Klein, a local tape artist, created them on the walls of an active warehouse (the former Wonder Bread factory) that we pass everyday on the way to and from school. Klein's online gallery of his wide ranging work as a tape artist is worth a look.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Escape From Alcatraz!

Highlights of our visit to Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay and its old prison

Easter Haul

Pierce's Easter haul including Killer Bunny and chocolate Zombie Bunny. From the chocolate zombie bunny description: Chocolate Zombie Bunny will destroy you all. The virus has turned his flesh to delicious white chocolate. Save the world; bite his head off!

Spring Break in Monterey and San Francisco

Our family Spring Break vacation to Monterey and San Francisco. In Monterey we visited the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Then we drove the beautiful coast highway to San Francisco. In San Francisco we visited the old prison on Alcatraz Island and the SF Exploratorium. Click on the picture for a slide show of trip highlights.

From Monterey and San Francisco 2012