Sign language

I love shooting commercial signs, especially the old-style neon ones. My favorite vintage neon sign was at a roadside motel in Clear Lake, California. I’m so glad I photographed it in 2017, because when I went back in 2019, it was gone! It’s tough to find these old neons around my neighborhood, but San Francisco is full of them, along […]

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Passive-aggressive rocks

I know that some people like to paint pictures and happy messages on rocks and leave them for others to find, but this takes things to the other extreme. I happened to notice this very bitter rock sitting by the sidewalk on a busy street. I checked the nearby rocks but didn’t see any other messages. Hopefully, venting his or […]

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Memento vitae

Over the last few years, more than one person has perished while trying to cross the street along this stretch of Greenback Lane, where traffic during the morning and evening rush hours can become especially hectic. I’ve driven my car and even walked past these loving memorials many times, and I figured it was time to stop and take a […]

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