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Friday just a week ago...
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...Lauren and I went to IBM's Silicon Valley Lab. Also known, not surprisingly as SLV, the campus was designed back in the late 60's-early 70's out of shiny steel and bright colors and was placed, unintuatively, in the middle of farmland and cow fileds and rolling brown that are occassionally green hills. A beautiful contrast.

We went to have lunch with David AND to see his new with-a-view office and so, I took photos.
Who here among us is surprised?
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There are four towers, in a cross formation, each with it's own color. In the background is the Red Tower first from ground level and next from the third story of the Teal Tower
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Where dark teal and ligth teal intersect is David's new tower. Before he was in orange. Or was it blue?
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And, leaving the best for last, the view from David's new office. He told us that when he arrived around 7:45am, this scene was full of mist. Nice if you can get it and, frankly, he's worked hard to get it so, way to go, David!!

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very nice, indeed. i love the view from his window

Lauren and I were impressed. Makes going to work for David just that much nicer :)

Oh wow, that view from the window really is great!

And, as is often said, the photo doesn't do it just! And like I said, just a little envious :)

The office and campus are both beautiful!

I've always read that Silicon Valley campuses are lovely, and your pictures confirm it. The view from David's window is what I always wanted when I worked and never had. Good for him!

What surprises me is how green the campus is. The nearest hill, on the right in the picture, is the brown I associate with summer in the SF area, but the lawns could be in Pennsylvania, they're so green. Do they water? Is this a problem? FanSee

IBM's is especially pretty because they were here before this was really Silicon Valley thereby staking their claim to primo land earlier on. Also, a few days before the photo from David's office was take, it rained. I mean it seriously rained for four to five hours!!! And so, many formerly iffy landscapes looked pretty for awhile. Plus they use recycled water which helps very much.

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