Fleet Week’s Blue Angels final day flying. Seen from atop Bernal Hill. Oh what a beautiful day!!

I dont think that once in the last 20 years, have i seen an entire week (yes i mean 7 whole days!  and it is still going now!!) with incredible weather during Fleet Week.  Usually we get a couple days, but (as in last year), the fog came in right around the time they started flying and only were able to do one trick and pass over the bay before having to call it.  Some years, they dont even fly.  If they cant see their plot points it is very dangerous as well as if it is too foggy, we cant see them.  This week though, none of that issue as you can see below.. It was maybe the most beautiful weathered Fleet Week in the last 2 decades!  It was really awesome. 🙂

Blue Angels doing their loop-de-loop over SF bay. Thank heavens they use the smoke or i’d have never been able to capture it on my iphone!

One of my favorite members of the Blue Angels team… FAT ALBERT!

From atop Bernal Hill at the top by the Microwave tower. the little speck in the sky fat albert leaving scene of the fly by!

Oh what a view!

That speck up there is not a plane, but a beautiful Red Tailed Hawk.

Neighbor and his boy were enjoying the sites at the top too. They were very nice.

Hey hey hey!

Oopsie… a little bit of trouble atop the tower. I dont know if the girl who was running on the roof of the tower got arrested or just warned. Note… should never trespass on city govt. property while hundreds of people are there watching.

whoops. another guy being talked to by the popo. i saw him later though so they let him go. yea.

pretty steep up here at 436 feet up.

while we are here, lets check out our 49ers! Candlestick is just to the left of the bluff.

I hope you enjoyed the photo recap.  I know we dont have the best view to see all the exciting flying, but i personally think that 1. the views of the city make it worthwhile!  And 2. not having to fight the traffic makes it all doable!

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The sky was on fire tonight with even a double rainbow!

San Francisco was host tonight to the most electric rainbow i have ever laid eyes on!  In fact it was a double rainbow!  I did not know that that was actually anything other than ice cream!  It looked like it was on fire.  I have not seen a weather event bring more people out of their houses to witness.  They were everywhere… at least the smart ones were!  It was just spectacular!  I hope you enjoy!

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San Francisco was host tonight to the most electric rainbow i have ever laid eyes on!  In fact it was a double rainbow!  I did not know that that was actually anything other than ice cream!  It looked like it was on fire.  I have not seen a weather event bring more people out of their houses to witness.  They were everywhere… at least the smart ones were!  It was just spectacular!  I hope you enjoy!

My second favorite Sony Bravia Ads. This one is called paint.

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Sony Bravia Paint

Sony Bravia Paint

Since today is my birthday AND i re-installed a new system OS, i thought i would celebrate by posting this Sony Bravia add. Not as cool as their paint and their balls adds, but equally as beautiful! I think you all will like this one too. Enjoy!

To finish up my celebration of color… Here is the first one for day two of the Sony Bravia adds.

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Not only are these adds a feast for the mind. Like getting your color fix as a drug feeds the brain, so does color! But, the production that goes into these adds is incredible!

Sony decided that they wanted to go a totally different route than the other TV manufacturers were doing to advertise the vividness of color on their Bravia tv. All of the commercials in this series are actual. No CGI no animation.

I believe that is what i love so much about these… they are clever, beautiful and just plain cool….

I leave you to the Sony Bravia Pyramid add. Enjoy!

The most beautiful color commercial i have EVER seen! Watch it! Cant feel too bad after!

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For those of you that know / follow me, you may have discovered just how obsessed with color i am. I always said that i am not a very good drawer, i am a good color pusher when it comes to art.

Well, ladies and gents… I bring you the most luscious, brain watering display of color i have yet to find. I watch this Sony commercial a lot. It never gets old or dulls in effect. It is like eating cake… Never tired of eating cake!

Well, welcome to some mind cake. Hope you enjoy!

I just love adorable candy stores! And i’ve sure got one for you!

Miette Candy Store is bringing delight to Hayes Valley

Dont you just love a candy store that is as good to look at as the candy its self?  I sure do.  They look like a little sugar wonderland contained in a room.  The really cute ones i think really do make the candy taste better.  It is oh so alluring regardless.  I find it hard to not be drawn to the window like a magnet which then as if hypnotized up the 2 small steps and into this place of color and sugar.  I find it impossible to leave without looking at all the awesomely packaged and displayed bite sized treats and even more impossible to leave without buying something.  It seems almost a crime to leave this little gem with all these sweet tasties without taking a little piece of it with me.

Bravo to Miette Candy Shop on Octavia St. in San Francisco.  It is as visually striking to see as the contents is yummy!  It is a little step into your childhood imagination of the perfect little candy shop.  They carry many imported candies as well as some of the classics.  I love that they really do awesome window displays for all of the desired holidays.

They have another shop that is more focused on pastries down at the Ferry Building which i have not been to but seen pictures of some of the things that come out of that shop and WOW.  Beautiful confections!  I believe another store is scheduled to open shortly in Berkeley Ca. as well.

(these two lovely ladies are the  owners of Miette.)

Thank you Miette!  Your store reaches deep into a happy place in me just by walking by!  You help make San Francisco a true delight!

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One of the more overlooked and under rated sports. Quite in awe myself.

Did you know that Rhythmic Gymnastics is and has been an Olympic sport since (at least since 1984 when i went and saw them there, but, they could have been a trial exhibition sport.  There were a lot of them that year.)   I dont think they get the credit for their strength, control and beauty that they deserve.  Here is a great example.  Perfection.

Pretty awesome time lapse photography. Go around the world and never have to leave your chair!

<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/34400428″>Time is Nothing // Around The World Time Lapse</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/kiendawtcom”>Kien Lam</a> on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>