Just for Fun

A potpourri of interesting sites, factoids, trivia, amusements, videos, favorite places, apps and other ephemera…

  • For you demographics freaks like me, look up any zip code to get the overriding demographic characteristics at Esri Tapestry.
  •  Apps I Love for IPhone & IPad!
    • Colorsnap – Capture color inspiration on the go with ColorSnap® from Sherwin-Williams. The new ColorSnap easily matches images you capture with your iPhone to Sherwin-Williams paint colors. 

Just snap a picture of any object and Colorsnap will tell you the Sherwin Williams paint color. It really works!
    •  MagicPlan  – MagicPlan creates inside maps and floor plans. It measures your rooms and draws your floor plan just by taking pictures. Simply add objects, annotations, and attributes to create an inside map or floor plan.
    • eEcosphere – eEcosphere is the most effective, trustworthy way to build the future you want by taking action on the causes that matter to you most. You simply adopt and comitt to actionable sustainable efforts and causes then share that knowledge with others through social media. Co-founded by Sonoma native, Andrew Krause.
    • Nest – Do you have a Nest Learning Thermostat or a Nest Protect CO Detector & Smoke Alarm? Enhance their awesomeness with the app to monitor energy use, remotely reset your home’s thermostat, check on alarms and learn tips to be more energy efficient.
  • Travel & Leisure Magazine has deemed Sonoma one of the 10 Best Towns in America in which to celebrate the 4th of July. The town puts on a hometown parade, a festival on the Plaza and an awesome fireworks display, all free! Want a front row seat to parade? We have the best viewing location right in front of our Sonoma Plaza location. Check out the fun: