Archive for the ‘fun’ Category

روزنه امید

January 7, 2010

My old friend Mahmood from University of Manchester days visited California and introduced me to his friend, Kazem Shakeri, who writes and sings Persian songs like this one called روزنه امید. Very nice.

What’s up with these shoes

May 17, 2009

People throwing their shoes over the power line

People throwing their shoes over the power line

I’m not sure where the tradition to throw your shoes over the power line has come from, but looks like sometimes people go too far. This morning on my bike ride to Hicks Road, I saw this site that made me stop. There must have been at least over a dozen pairs of shoes over this power line. When it rains, the weight of the shoes must bring the power line on the verge of breaking.

May 5th milestone — 250,000 page views

May 6, 2009


Quarter of a million page views

Quarter of a million page views

Last night at 11:00 PM PST, reached a symbolic milestone: 250,000 page views. Thank you everyone who has visited this blog over the past two and a half years.

Fly-fishing in Bridgeport, CA

March 31, 2009


East Walker River, NV

East Walker River, NV

I just got back from the annual fly-fishing trip to Bridgeport, CA. We stayed at Bridgeport Inn, which has been for sale for the past two and a half years. The weather was sunny and cold. Last day of fishing was 23 degrees Fahrenheit. Click on the thumbnail to see the snapshots from this trip.


October 18, 2008

I saw this annoying add – -dancing skeltons — on my Yahoo mail box, and decided to put some music to it and enjoy it instead. Not quite as good as the original, of course.


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