Tag Archives: Bay Area

Lick Observatory – Music of the Spheres

Although I’ve been past Lick Observatory I don’t know how many times, I usually just take in the views outside, if I stop at all. But it’s been on my list to go to a public viewing night, and then … Continue reading

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IONTW – June 11, 2017

It never occurred to me that it’s called the Glory Hole because it’s shaped/looks like a Morning Glory. Thegoogles is making new sounds, too. Who knew? At some point it goes from clutter to a collection. Whatever random thing IT … Continue reading

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Magnolia Editions

One thing and another – thinking oh it will be up for a while but not checking the ending date closely enough and then getting busy – I unfortunately missed the Magnolia Editions exhibit (from ME’s blog: “Magnolia Editions: Innovation and … Continue reading

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Journey to the Moon

As if Castle in the Air isn’t amazing enough, they went above and beyond for the holidays!

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IONTW – December 25, 2016

Special Christmas edition… Two things I like – hearts and paper – meet in an ornament. I haven’t tried making them yet, let me know if you do! David Bowie and Bing Crosby. Yes, that’s right. Who says industrial automation … Continue reading

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IONTW – November 13, 2016

Castle in the Air is going to The Moon for the holidays. I haven’t been there yet, but the pictures look absolutely scrupmtious! Maps, maps, MAPS!!! Online rabbit hole to disappear down. I got to it from this article on … Continue reading

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Montalvo Arts Center

Apparently Saratoga was quite The Place to have an estate – in addition to Hakone, the area boasts Villa Montalvo, an Italianate mansion built in 1912-1914 by California businessman and politician James Phelan. Phelan was three-term mayor of San Francisco … Continue reading

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