Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Art – Pipes

Here’s the second of the series on my daughter’s art work on infrastructure. It is tilted Pipe on wood background.

Bloggers Day 009

Monday, September 27, 2010

Art – Roadway

I’ve commissioned my daughter to do a series of pictures on infrastructure. Below is her first work titled “Roadway”.

Bloggers Day 007

Monday, September 13, 2010

Union Station - TRAXX

I recently traveled to Los Angeles for 3ds Max Design training. To get down there I traveled on Amtrak to Union Station. On the return trip I was hungry and decided to eat at a Union Station eatery called TRAXX. I primarily choose to eat there because there isn’t much else to eat at near the station (there is Alvarado Street, but I chose not eat there)

The inside of the station is open and airy, although not fully utilized. The space below is an empty portion of the train station.

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Eating at TRAXX was quite surprising, who’d expect a fancy restaurant in a train station today. The eatery has seating both inside the station and outside in an exterior courtyard. The weather was quite pleasant and the service was good. The meal started with triangular butter and a variety of sliced bread.

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The bread shape lent itself to model building. I came up with a tall offset floor building and a decorative A shaped art sculpture.

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I was traveling on a budget, so I ordered a Waldorf Salad. The salad portion was on the smaller side, but made up for it with a nice taste. The salad was perfectly dressed with the right amount of dressing pre tossed.

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The apples were crisp and the spiced walnuts added to the flavor of the salad. The quality of the ingredients were good. Other items on the menu included burgers, lamb chops pasta and steak. If I’m waiting for a train again I’d eat there again.


Sunday, September 12, 2010

Teacher Education

I'm thinking my sister shouldn't let me do her homework, either that or lock her computer when she's away from it.

Education 302
Fall 2010

Norms for fieldwork Observations and Participation Fall 2010

 Dress code: students follow a strict dress code (ie must wear tennis shoes, solid colors, etc) but Teachers can dress with more leniency. No jeans, no hats. Dress professional so students will take teacher seriously.

 Attend fieldwork every Wednesday and Thursday 4th period – 7th period (exact times depend varies on which topic a student chooses to study. Topics of study include post modern art, architectural modernism and how it affects/effects the world or how little kids eat fruit.

 Kids should be seen and not heard. All questions to the teacher will be texted to a clearance center in India. If deemed appropriate by Bill (Ismaeilasdf) it will be forward on into the teacher’s email box for answering the next day.

 The instructor of the class will not use pink paper. This paper may inflict irreversible conditions for children of male persuasion.

 Honey should not be used in the classroom or utilized by parents in their kids lunches. Maybe the downfall of the bees in the news is caused by the beekeepers stealing the honey from the hives.

 McDonald’s will be the chosen food source for lunches. The preservatives will ensure fresh food available for the students.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Doodle - Heart Needs a Caption

I'm thinking I need a caption writer for my Doodles. Have any caption suggestions for my heart?

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Doodle - Shooting Star

My shooting star was sad when my coworker told me he couldn't give me a ride after work.
But he asked for the star to turn the frown upside down, and it did. Now its much happier.