Here are a few more murals that I was able to photograph this week. It was a cloudy day but the colorful images actually stand out nicely against the gray background.
After walking for about an hour today, I decided to take a break by sitting in the outdoor seating area of a downtown San Jose coffee shop that is on a pedestrian walkway. As I turned into Paseo de San Antonio, two people with clipboards beckoned me to […]
While I was out walking today, I went past the former Camera 12 cinema in downtown San Jose. It has been closed since September 2016 and was to be redeveloped. The plans have apparently stalled but someone somewhere is trying to make the best of it. The last […]
On a car journey on Interstate 80 in California over the holiday, some family members and I saw something unusual on the horizon on our right-hand side. We were all wondering what we were looking at. Some of us thought it was snow on mountains behind foothills; others […]
Every year, when I come to San Jose, I am delighted to see flowers. It amuses my sister to see me taking pictures of what seem to her to be unexceptional blooms, but when you come from a snowscape, greenery and blossoms are a lovely contrast. Today I […]
Every year the Monterey State Historic Park Association arranges for an evening of access to several adobe buildings in the city. Some of them are not normally open to the public, so it was quite a treat to be able to visit them with my niece last Friday. […]