Category: My on-line picks

EarthShip I Think I Want One

I’m back with another post from a bookmark from the past, and this time I’m all about EarthShips. What is a EarthShip? you may be asking. According to Wikipedia it is “a type of passive solar house that is made of both natural and upscaled materials such as earth packed tires, pioneered by the architect Michael Reynolds” “An Earthship addresses… Read more →

Off the Internet

Internet links and images of what has caught my interest recently. A road view from Los Angeles California along with an article about your chances of becoming an astronaut. Also pictures and link showcasing my continuing obsession with home decoration. Yes I’ve said it a million times: I miss my hometown of Los Angeles. I was quite excited about finding… Read more →

Newspaper links that I found to be interesting

I’ve been saving up bookmarks to links of the newspaper articles that I found to be quirky and interesting. This first article is of new cars being transported for sale on an enormous ship. This is one of those things that I never think about, and by that I mean I rarely ever say to myself, “just look at all… Read more →

Clouds for a Tuesday

Astronomy Picture of the Day has this photograph of “Mammatus Clouds Over Saskatchewan” Very awesome, to me they look like happy booby bubbles sailing by in a big blue sky. What is a mammatus cloud? Well first of all the pronunciation for this type of cloud is Ma-Ma-Tuss According to my Google search they are “pouch-like structures” that can be… Read more →

Sun Moon and Space Station

Found this beautiful photo in the Astronomy Picture of the Day for January 5 2011. “Explanation: Skywatchers throughout much of Europe, North Africa, and Central Asia, were treated to the first eclipse of the new year on January 4, a partial eclipse of the Sun. But traveling to the area around Muscat, capital city of Oman, photographer Thierry Legault planned… Read more →

A house in Ibiza

Looking at the New York Times International Real Estate section I found the perfect house. For me this house is everything a home in Europe should be, solid, with that old European flair, it’s on a hillside with ocean views and pictures of saints on the bedroom walls. Ever since I read Rosamunde Pilcher’s novel “Sleeping Tiger” a story that… Read more →