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A ‘Saving Christmas’ and ‘saving democracy’ hybrid… the final chapters…

Okay, this is the last post of two separate series. It is also my last day at my mom’s house in the Bay Area. We did it. With much quarantining and covid testing, multiple vehicles and some help from Amazon, … Continue reading

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Just a few photos of some old bridge…

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Stuff we have seen on short walks around the neighborhood in the San Francisco Bay Area where I grew up and where we are celebrating late Christmas…

Well, yeah, we saw San Francisco, over across the bay. A red-tailed hawk. The moon. Some yard art. A cool art house that has been like that for years. The lady who lives there is as interesting as her house … Continue reading

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Throwing shade; A study in light and shadow… part 1…

Now and again I am struck by how the simplest truths are often the most profound. Take light and shadow as an example. In this series, I am going to share a lot of rather mundane photos, taken around the … Continue reading

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A floral interlude; flowers from my mom’s garden…

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Saving Christmas; part 1…

Well, I am back in the San Francisco Bay Area again, and there is a long story behind this trip. But the main point of this adventure is to save Christmas for my family. We haven’t had Christmas yet. Our … Continue reading

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The very last photos from my recent adventure in the San Francisco Bay Area…

Like the journey itself, the photos must come to an end sometime. Hopefully, I will make it back there for Christmas… one way or another. The city was shy most of that week. I still don’t know how much of … Continue reading

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The last sunset…

These are the last of the photos I took on my last night on my recent trip to the Bay Area. I guess I have one more post worth of pictures of San Francisco, as seen from across the Bay. … Continue reading

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You know, there is a reason they call it the ‘Golden’ Gate bridge…

And it has nothing to do with that gold rush thing. So of course while I was visiting my mom in the Bay Area, I went up into the Berkeley Hills to get some sunset pictures for you. Wrong time … Continue reading

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My life recently, as summed up by random phone photos…

There are still fires burning in California… So the sunsets have been wild. We got a gas-fire fire pit! Now I have three ways to make a fire in my backyard. It looks better at night. Yup, weird. Pretty, but … Continue reading

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