Memory Monday: Somewhere in Korea

For the next couple of Mondays I’ll be finishing up the set of photos that, for whatever reason, seem to say Korea to me. Of course, some images are more obvious (e.g., traditional Korean roof construction), but then there are those, like some of this week’s collection, that remain much more of a mystery. In that case, I’m going mostly […]

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Memory Monday: Rural scenes

As usual, I can’t be sure of the location of these images — Google insists that the sign on the building below says “Kaishen Mountain” which only leads me to a dead-end. But in searching I did find another historic site, the beautiful Sudeoksa Temple on the slopes of a mountain southwest of Seoul and not far from the coast. […]

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Along Arguello

There were a few brightly painted houses that caught my eye as I walked up Arguello toward Geary Boulevard to catch my bus. But I wasn’t expecting to find such a colorful garden of flowers growing right at my feet beside the sidewalk. It was too irresistible; I had to stop and check them out. I was intrigued by the […]

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Presidio walk

It wasn’t yet noon, and after visiting the Lyon Street Steps I found myself in the southeast corner of San Francisco’s Presidio, trying to decide the best way to get back to my hotel. I had already been on my feet a lot that day; and even though I was tired and slightly footsore, I chose to walk the mile […]

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