You are here

The Lone Cypress Tree – A Symbol of Stability | Cypress Semiconductor

The Lone Cypress Tree – A Symbol of Stability

Last week end – this is my first visit to the US – I had a chance to visit the 17 Mile Drive in Monterey Bay.  My friend and colleague Palani took a great risk and agreed to teach me to drive on the US roads, especially the freeway. 

The Teacher and the Student

He taught me lane discipline, important road symbols, looking over shoulders before switching lanes, entering the freeway at 60mph (I would never dare do this in India) and many more.  I did throw him a few scares by driving on the left side of the road a couple of times (deserted roads of course) and once changing lane without looking behind my shoulder.  Thanks to his tutelage I have learnt the ropes and now I am able to drive in San Jose roads without getting honked at (just once in the past 5 days).

The Lone Cypress Tree

This is “The Lone Cypress Tree” which stands on a rock for more than 200 years (some web sites claim more than 250 years).  I learnt from a colleague Don that this tree which stands as a symbol of stability weathering time is the inspiration behind the Cypress Logo.
Here are some more interesting photos from this trip.


The majestic Brown Pelican in flight

 


This Beechey Ground Squirrel was quite bold and posed for me

 


A Western Gull resting on a rock

ALL CONTENT AND MATERIALS ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS". CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR AND ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THESE MATERIALS FOR ANY PURPOSE AND DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THESE MATERIALS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT. NO LICENSE, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, BY ESTOPPEL OR OTHERWISE, IS GRANTED BY CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR. USE OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE MAY REQUIRE A LICENSE FROM A THIRD PARTY, OR A LICENSE FROM CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR.

Content on this site may contain or be subject to specific guidelines or limitations on use. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the site; third parties using this content agree to abide by any limitations or guidelines and to comply with the Terms and Conditions of this site. Cypress Semiconductor and its suppliers reserve the right to make corrections, deletions, modifications, enhancements, improvements and other changes to the content and materials, its products, programs and services at any time or to move or discontinue any content, products, programs, or services without notice.