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 […]
San Francisco — views from a bus window one Tuesday morning in October.
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 […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Things People Drive (Ride, Pilot or Captain).
Like me, you may have heard about recent efforts to split the state of California into two or three parts — in particular, separating Southern and Northern California. I was surprised to learn from this episode of Huell Howser’s Road Trip that if it weren’t for construction of the Old Ridge Route through the San Gabriel and Tehachapi Mountains, California […]
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 […]