Smoky skies

I guess I’m very lucky I finally made it to Fort Point last weekend. Although there was plenty of smoke in the air and we should have probably been wearing filtering masks, the conditions are even worse right now — to the point that many tourist spots have been closed until further notice. Fort Point Closed Through Sunday, November 18 […]

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Memory Monday, Week 89

This week, a few more random images from my collection of family photos. Most of these date to the early 1980s, although I believe the black and white Polaroid shot of my dad (below) is from the late 1960s or early 1970s. Two slightly interesting things about the photo below — Mom’s tee shirt reads, “London, Paris, Rome, Leavenworth.” And […]

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The Great Highway, revisited

When I was in San Francisco last August, one destination firmly on my itinerary was Ocean Beach, the Cliff House, and the Great Highway. I was drawn there after reexamining my family slides from 1956 — which I shared back in Memory Monday weeks 8 and 9 — including images of my grandfather and my aunt walking along Ocean Beach […]

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