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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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Saving Christmas; part 2…

We finally had our Christmas yesterday! Thanks, covid. But I would like to fill you in on what I did to try to save a part of Christmas for my wife, back when the rest of you were having your … Continue reading

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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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Well, these are almost the last of the photos from my recent adventure to the Bay Area…

I will have a post or two of the sunset photos I took from the Berkeley Hills, of the sun setting over San Francisco. And some pictures of the city itself. I don’t know what those are called. Cat Tails? … 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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Random photos of my 500-mile drive in a motor home adventure to visit my mother in the Bay Area…

My 97-year-old mother, and a cat. I know it looks like she has her back to me, but we were enjoying some reading time in the sun… and social distancing. A few photos from that hike I took in the … Continue reading

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Let’s try that again without the depressing commentary…

Because the day was lovely. And the world is still chugging along. The pelicans were practicing their formation flying. A cormorant was diving for fish. The Golden Gate was very golden. The sunset was nice. San Francisco Bay was majestic. … Continue reading

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