I finally gave Shannon the Weekend in Paris that I’ve been promising her for too long. It came at a price for her. She had to come to the Race of Champions in the Stade de France and sit through motor racing on a very cold evening. But we saw the regular sites (Louvre, Rodin Museum, Pompidou etc) as well as getting some romantic walks, and both sweet and savoury crepes, into the agenda.
Think big. Here’s a shot of one of the numerous rides at the middle of this thing. I’m stuck here for the day thanks to Northwest airlines.
Here’s the New York Times’ Year in Ideas, an A to Z list of interesting stuff from 2004. I haven’t looked through it, but it’s one of those things that I hope to get to.
Great photo, too.
Sorry that the NYT requires a free subscription.
The squirrels continue their jokes and japes at my expense in our garden. Here’s a shot of one hanging by his hind legs eating from our squirrel-proof bird feeder. Is he showing off, or what?
These laptop bag made from cedar are stunning. Not sure what happens when they get wet, but they’re beautiful.
Another truly great example of the Internet at work.
Kingsmill is celebrating the 70th birthday of Elvis with bread in the shape of his head. What a tribute. I’m sure he would feel very honored.
For those who know my friend John Herb, he now has his own blog…
Thought the Watercube, a design for the National Swimming Center in Beijing, looks beautiful. Not sure if it’s more then a proposal.
Skeletal Systems contains beautifully rendered skeletons of famous animated characters.