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4 perfect circles for a Thursday

Posted by George J Janczyn on August 20, 2009

PerfectCircle

This should get you blinking to clear your vision. Thanks to Slightlyfamous.

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Tracking Les Paul

Posted by George J Janczyn on August 15, 2009

Imagine what it would have been like back then.  Watch this 1953 TV interview with Les Paul.

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Neighborhood signs of change

Posted by George J Janczyn on July 19, 2009

The city’s budget woes have shut down operations at the Navajo Community Service Center as well as the SDPD storefront office on Jackson Drive.

[Image of closed Navajo Community Service office]

Closed Navajo Community Service office

They forgot or couldn't afford to remove this sign

They forgot or couldn't afford to remove this sign

Megan’s Cafe has changed its name to The Trails Neighborhood Eatery. Inside, they expanded into the space formerly occupied by the tanning salon.

Same San Carlos food, same Del Cerro prices

Same San Carlos food, same Del Cerro prices

San Carlos Hardware could have done better than this unsightly paste job on the old Ace Hardware sign:

Local eyesore

Local eyesore

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What’s wrong with these pictures?

Posted by George J Janczyn on July 2, 2009

Near Lake Murray (corner of Murray Park Drive and Park Ridge Blvd part of the street was taken over for use as a staging area to pile up materials for a repaving project¬† in the neighborhood. At first this looked like a fire, but it turned out to be “cleanup” of leftover paving material. Maybe they thought it was too toxic to wash down the drain or didn’t want to spring for a street sweeper.

These pictures were shot at 1:50pm.

The view from my house

The view from my house

Not a fire after all

Not a fire after all

I wonder what's in that dust?

If I lived in that house I would not be pleased

Just another day on the job

Just another day on the job

Good thing we didn't need to leave our driveway

It was a tight squeeze backing out of our driveway


American Asphalt is rated A+ by the BBB; however, there was this.

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And I thought Obama was good at swishers

Posted by George J Janczyn on June 30, 2009

During Obama’s campaign stop in Kuwait when he sank a 3-pointer from downtown, he looked pretty impressive.

He has now been outdone: check out this LeBron James clip:

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