A new species is born...

Thursday, September 20, 2007

POTD: Summer night thunderstorm
The weather during the 07 summer in Portugal has been very odd with some thunderstorms creeping in now and then... These pix were taken at about 11 pm tonight in my hometown of Torres Novas...

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Friday, August 17, 2007

POTD: Ph-inishe-D!!!

I'm done! Ph.D. is over!


Wednesday, July 25, 2007

POTD: Foggy Golf...
This is basically how our golf course looks at the end of some summer days... it gives a whole new meaning to using fluorescent green balls on the course!

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Sunday, July 22, 2007

Fun facts on CA's law...

Every country/state has trouble updating all its laws... California isn't an exception :)

Statewide: No vehicle without a driver may exceed 60 miles per hour. Women may not drive in a house coat. It is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale.

Arcadia: Peacocks have the right of way to cross any street, including driveways.

Baldwin Park: Nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool.

Belvedere: City Council order reads: “No dog shall be in a public place without its master on a leash.”

Blythe: You are not permitted to wear cowboy boots unless you already own at least two cows.

Burlingame: It is illegal to spit, except on baseball diamonds.

Chico: Detonating a nuclear device within the city limits results in a $500 fine.

Hollywood: It is illegal to drive more than two thousand sheep down Hollywood Boulevard at one time.

Long Beach: It is illegal to curse on a mini-golf course.
Cars are the only item allowed in a garage.

Los Angeles: It is a crime for dogs to mate within 500 yards of a church. Breaking this law is punishable by a fine of $500 and/or six months in prison. You cannot bathe two babies in the same tub at the same time. It is illegal to cry on the witness stand. It is illegal for a man to beat his wife with a strap wider than 2 inches without her consent.

Palm Springs: It is illegal to walk a camel down Palm Canyon Drive between the hours of four and six PM.

Pasadena: It is illegal for a secretary to be alone in a room with her boss.

Riverside: One may not carry a lunch down the street between 11 and 1 o’clock.

San Francisco: Persons classified as “ugly” may not walk down any street. Prohibits elephants from strolling down Market Street unless they are on a leash. It is illegal to pile horse manure more than six feet high on a street corner. It is illegal to wipe one’s car with used underwear.

Temecula: Ducks have the right of way to cross Rancho California St. at all times.


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Thursday, July 05, 2007

POTD: 4th of July

Sunset at the Rose Garden, before fireworks on Independence Day.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Star Spangled Banner

Jib Jab produced a new video which features several US presidents singing the anthem. Check it out:

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Monday, June 25, 2007

POTD: Tahoe in flames

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