Parkma is a made up word invented by Mrs. Kongo to describe her uncanny ability to always find a good parking place in lots that are otherwise completely full. To Kongo, the word also describes the fun things to do at San Diego’s wonderful Balboa Park.
So the monkey has been really busy. As in crashing on one major proposal after another, sweating in those 18-hour days, composing hundred-page attachments and losing his eyesight in spreadsheets with dozens upon dozens of linked tabs. Some of you know how that goes. Anyway, last month Kongo got a new birthday camera but hasn’t had that much time to play with it. This past week, with Mrs. Kongo back in Boston playing with the new granddaughter (her name is Persephone, BTW) Kongo put the computer in sleep mode and went out to spend a few hours at sunset. The image above is the San Diego skyline from the lawn next to Peohe’s in Coronado. Continue reading “New Camera Old Sunsets”
Nestled beneath the San Diego side of the Coronado Bridge is Chicano Park. This is a fascinating place filled with interesting characters, dozens of intersecting lines, and some of the most magnificent street murals in the world. The murals are the real draw to this little culture pocket a mile or so from glitzy downtown. Kongo visited it this evening with friend John. Continue reading “Chicano Park”
Two contrasting architectural styles are illustrated in the reflection of an old 20th century building in the glass facade of a modern skyscraper. See more contrasting images at the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge. Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrast
Metal and Harleys. They go together well, just like this couple out for a Friday evening spin around the square in Santa Fe, NM. See more metal themes at Ailsa’s Where’s My Backpack Blog. Continue reading Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Metal