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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: ESCAPE

The WordPress photo Challenge for this week that ends today is Escape.  For more information on this week’s photo challenge go here http://dailypost.wordpress.com/category/photo-challenges/

If you know me, you know that my home away from home is Dodger Stadium so for me the word Escape brings to mind being at Dodger Stadium.   Nothing makes me happier than to head to my Blue Heaven on Earth, Dodger Stadium or as I like to call it OLOCR, Our Lady of Chavez Ravine so here are some pictures that means my Escape to a happy place

From Opening Day

I like sitting in my seats, watch game, listen with my headphones and keep score.

My view as I exit the stadium

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: FROM ABOVE

The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge for this week is “From Above” http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/05/03/weekly-photo-challenge-from-above/#comments    A picture taken from above.

With the theme in mind I reviewed some of my pictures.  I found this one that I took from above, the  last row of the Top Deck (the last level) of Dodger Stadium.

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From above to below the field, Matt Kemp at the plate on a Sunday afternoon at Dodger Stadium.  Note the  shadows, the location of the ball as it makes a hole on his shadow, the umpire in position and the catcher ready to catch the ball.

That game was Sunday,  September 9, 2012.  Dodgers lost the game against the Cardinals in 12 inning with the score of 5-2.  Kemp went 1 for 5 with a groundball in the first inning, a strikeout in the 3rd, a double in the 6th, a strikeout in the 8th and in the 10th inning with the bases full and two outs, Kemp flied out out to center field.

Here is a recent panoramic picture I took from my seats in the Top Deck

It is a long way down but I like the view from above.  I see the game, I see the mountains, I get a panoramic view of the game.

Today Tuesday,  May 7, 2013,  the Dodgers find themselves way below in last place in their division.  They need to crawl out and rise above.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Lunchtime at work

me: “Quick! Do the Weekly Photo Challenge from WordPress before Friday!”
Here is the link to the Weekly Photo Challenge: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/03/15/photo-challenge-lunchtime/#comment-165232

I took this picture last Friday before I devoured the fish tacos.

Fish tacos with orange and jicama slaw. One co-worker came back complaining that they had run out of the fish tacos. I will definitely make the orange jicama slaw.

Today I had a spinach salad with quinoa, carrots, cranberries, chick peas, edamame, pumpkin seeds and carrot ginger miso dressing. It was yummy! I bought it from Trader Joe’s. I love that place.

Enjoying my spinach salad while I check some facts in the 2012 Dodgers guide.

First picture I had it on Instagram and I was having dificulty copying it.  The second picture I had uploaded it to Twitter.

 

2012 in review

What a wonderful surprise from WordPress!  Thank you!  and thank you to my top 5 commenters:

1. Jeff and Al of Red State Blue State.  I will miss reading their posts on the Cardinals and Tigers here in the MLB Blogs.   Good luck my friends. 

2.  Kristen, a devoted Angel fan from her blog This is a Very Simple Game.  Love reading all she has to say about baseball her Angels and Dodgers too.  Also love reading about the  wines she is savoring.  

3.  Mateo, love his ball hawking and his videos.  His last post from Target Field in the snow was great!   Minnesota looked so cold.  Glad I visited it in the Summer. Good luck in college kid!  

4.  Russel of Wrigley Regular.  His tribute to Donnie Moore was touching.  I had forgotten he had committed suicide.  

5.  Minoring in Baseball.  If you want to check minor league ballparks, check out Mike’s blog.  His trips with his kids are perfect.  

A big thank you to all that visit my blog!  Here is to a great 2013! Cheers!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 44,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 10 Film Festivals

Click here to see the complete report.

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