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The boys watching the Eiffel Tower light up with blinking lights the last night of our stay in Paris
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What a precious memory, Rick!
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Our visit to the Louvre. The guide turned it into a scavenger hunt to keep it interesting for the kids.
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Photography (without flash) was allowed throughout the Louvre, probably because it became too difficult to prevent, especially with so many cultures and languages represented.

The cultural differences become more apparent when loading into elevators. "Too full" is defined differently by some folks.
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Paris, where even the bakeries are photogenic
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Interior of Notre Dame Cathedral from our tour yesterday. We were lucky to experience a choir performing live.

All of the photos were shot one handed with a two year old asleep on my shoulder. Initially I forgot to take off my polarizing filter but the ISO was kicked up high enough that they still turned out okay.

No post processing has been done yet, looking forward to see what I can do with the RAW files in Lightroom once we get home.

Canon 5D III and 16-35 f/2.8.
Photos transferred to my phone via +Eyefi memory card
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+Carms Perez Very high ISO:) It allowed a manageable shutter speed for hand holding.
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I can now take growing broccoli off my #bucketlist
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The hard part with broccoli is that to prevent it from flowering it needs to be colder.  Plant it earlier in the season.  but this unseasonally warm winter hasn't helped either.
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Android cars and giant androids getting love
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This is the Tadich Grill of Paris, one of my favorite spots so far. Classic service without a smile but our server seemed to like our two year old and cracked a few. 
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Going to miss this view, I'd never tire of it
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A chair fit for a two year old
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cute boy
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A French World Cup win is noisy. Enjoy!
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The Champs Elysees is a hell of a place to be after a French World Cup win! Riot police everywhere but the crowd is just loud at this point.
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The Android Auto demo is pretty cool
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Husband, father of two boys, college sports fan (UCLA), amateur historian and photographer, search marketer, not necessarily in that order. 

Photography:
I was an early convert to digital my first camera being the 2 MP Olympus C2000 with whopping 4 & 8 MB SmartMedia memory cards. The batteries would last no more than an hour or so and less with the LCD in use...oh those were the days! Mostly a Canon convert now so I can easily share lenses with my father and most of my friends. First Canon body was the 20D but now use 1D IV, new 5D III and the much smaller Fuji X100 as it can be with me at all times.

Sentimental favorite lens, the old Canon 28-70mm f/2.8 which I'll hold onto until they have something comparable with IS. Love primes but the only one I own at present is the 28mm 1.8.

Reviews:
I don't review often, but when I do it's usually really good or really bad. My review philosophy is set against expectations so I may provide 5 stars for both a dive burger joint as well as a fine dining establishment if both exceed expectations. Seems silly to me to give 3 stars for an amazing experience just because the place doesn't have cloth napkins.

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Pacific Grove, CA - Ridgefield, CT - Brookfield, WI - Los Angeles, CA - London, England - San Francisco, CA - Monterey, CA
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Mortgage Calculator & Rates
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The site with the most accurate listings brings you a convenient mortgage calculator app to help you get started on your home search journey

Canon Announces the EOS-1D W: The Professional DSLR Designed Specificall...
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CANON U.S.A. INTRODUCES THE NEW CANON EOS-1D W DIGITAL SLR CAMERA, DESIGNED FOR “WILDLIFE” Featuring Canon’s proven 61-Point High Density Re

Patent: Canon EF 70-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS « Canon Rumors
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2014 will see the replacement of the Canon EF 100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS, and we should see some new new patents showing new optical formulas for

“Don’t Be a Darling About It”: Jason McHenry’s One Million Paintings
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In high school it was with wine coolers in the backyard. In college, maybe more like bourbon. Today it was a couple cups of coffee in Jason

Apartment & Rental Home Search
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The realtor.com® rentals app: a smarter way to search for apartments and homes for rent. See what’s out there with big, beautiful photos of

To The Woman And Child Who Sat At Table Nine... - The Anti-Jared
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To the woman and child who sat at table 9, I did not introduce myself to you. My name is Tony Posnanski. I have been a restaurant manager fo

RetailMeNot Coupons
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Spend less and shop more at your favorite stores.The RetailMeNot Coupons app makes it easy to save while you shop in stores and online with

EF 400mm f/5.6L IS on the Way? « Canon Rumors
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We've heard, along with others that the EF 400 f/5.6L is hard to acquire in a few areas around the globe. This is leading to the suggestion

Chipolo - Nothing is lost
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Chipolo™ app is designed to be in perfect sync with the Chipolo™ . It is simple, easy to use, and helps you find your items, whether it's lo

Okla. man proposes to girlfriend during arrest
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ELK CITY, Okla. (AP) Talk about a marriage proposal to remember.

Bloons TD 5
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Five-star tower defense with unrivaled depth and replayability - now featuring 2-player co-operative play!Build awesome towers, choose your

Bing Webmaster Tools Adds Connected Pages Dashboard
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Duane Forrester, the Senior Product Manager at Bing announced a new feature within Bing Webmaster Tools named the “Connected Pages Dashboard

Slacker Radio
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Slacker Radio. Crafted by hand to deliver the perfect music for any moment.Slacker Radio is handcrafted radio from passionate music experts.

The new HP Chromebook, made with Google
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We need our computers to be as fast and mobile as we are. We want to work across multiple screens—often at the same time. We want the latest

Field of Dreams
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"If you build it, he will come." That's the ethereal message that inspires Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) to construct a baseball

How To Resize Your Google+ Cover Photo
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Today Google+ rolled out a few updates to profiles and pages. One in particular has to do with profile cover photos; they are now 16:9 aspec

Lorex Technology Inc.
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View Your World in Confidence, View Your World with Lorex

BOINC
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Use your phone or tablet to study diseases, predict global warming, or discover pulsars! BOINC harnesses the unused computing power of your

A Eulogy For AltaVista, The Google Of Its Time
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Goodbye AltaVista. You deserved better than this. Better than the one-line “Use Yahoo” send-off that you got today, when Yahoo announced you

Want a play structure that you want to play in yourself? Barbara has you covered. Her custom play structures are amazing and sturdy enough to last a lifetime...no joke. They are every bit as nice in person as they are on the website and the purchasing process through installation is a breeze. They have everything from customizable template designs to full custom castles that are only limited by your imagination.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
They have so much inventory that I rarely need to look elsewhere, consistently helpful service over more than a dozen visits. Once came in with an issue with a malfunctioning toilet that I couldn't diagnose. Snapped a picture with my phone of the inner tank and from that alone they were able to determine that someone previously had installed an incorrect part. Was out the door with the correct item within minutes with issue resolved.
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
The Fred Steak from Schaub's is a local institution. It's so go in fact that it surpasses the steaks at most of the local restaurants but you can only buy it here. The recipe is a secret and the copy cats aren't close. The steak is jet black and not very appealing, for me that's half the fun, shocking guests with such an unappetizing piece of meat. Any concerns they might have had disappear the moment they taste it however. Guests from out of town now request the Fred Steak when they visit because it is such a treat.
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Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Don't expect the Four Seasons, accommodations are spartan but the location and views are amazing. This isn't a spot to stay indoors anyway, from bon-fires on the beach in the evening to surfing, kayaking and snorkeling during the day. Add tennis facilities, a 9 hole pitch & putt, a large duck pond on site and several shops and restaurants within walking distance and the place becomes a one stop shop for R&R.
Quality: Very goodFacilities: GoodService: Very good
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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I started with the crab cakes as an appetizer with the Washimi-Hawaiian Kobe style flat iron steak as the entree. Both were great with the entree stealing the show, amazing flavor rivaling anything I've eaten in a restaurant and very near my favorite "Fred Steak" from Schaub's in Palo Alto. I don't often eat dessert but this too was very good. Honestly we underestimated the place due to the proximity to the pool area which gives it a casual atmosphere but the food was anything but.
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Food: ExcellentDecor: Very goodService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
The food is much better than any creative effort on my part to describe it. Just trust me, the place is awesome.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
This is a review of this company's marketing tactics. When someone uses software to link spam other websites, it's not only rude but it reflects poorly on the organization as a whole. I certainly would never knowingly patronize a business that does this and as such am taking the time to notify others who feel the same way. There are repercussions to deploying shady business practices.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago