Misty Brushy Peak [Photo Friday]

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Brushy Peak (Photo by Kirk Sylvester)

Brushy Peak rests between the misty clouds following a much needed rain storm.


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Craving Sushi? Try Sushi Zone [TGLRC #36]

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Sushi at Sushi Zone!

Sushi Zone
4094 East Ave
Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 455-6868
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After writing about Manpuku last month as part of The Great Livermore Restaurant Challenge, I realized that I’m kind of on a sushi kick. After each sushi experience, my cravings seem to skyrocket. What is it about sushi that does this? Not everyone has a taste for raw fish, but for those that do, it’s like a drug.

I bring this up because my wife and I were driving around town looking for a place to eat, however neither of us could decide.

“What do you want to eat?” I asked.

“I dunno, what do you want to eat?” she replied.

And the endless loop begins. You know how it goes.

As we made our way down East Avenue, “Sushi Zone caught my eye. That’s all it took for that drug-like craving to take control.

I make a quick turn left turn, tires squealing barely clinging to the road. I enter the parking lot a little too fast and pull into a parking spot breaking a little too hard. As I pull out the keys I look at my wife. She has that look that I know too well.

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Livermore Valley Oak Tree [Photo Friday]

Livermore Valley Oak Tree

Livermore Valley Oak Tree (Photo by Kirk Sylvester)

It’s the Valley Oak Tree on Airway Dr. across the street from the Livermore Airport (map).

The beautiful oak tree, estimated to be 413 years old dates back to around 1600. That’s a loooooong time. Just think of the all history this tree has seen.


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Twix, eine Deutsche Katze [LR! Pet of the Month]

This is my kitty Twix. She’s a gentle calico who was born in Germany 14 years ago. After travelling the world, she’s been a Livermore resident for the past 4 years.


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The Doctor Who Sweater Tree [Photo Friday]

The Doctor Who Sweater Tree (Photo by: Benita Marquez)

The Doctor Who Sweater Tree (Photo by Benita Marquez)

The Doctor Who sweater tree is part of the Downtown Livermore Tree Sweater Forest. The display ran from September 27 until November 22nd 2014. Thanks Benita for sharing the photo with us.


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