Sunset: The calm before the storm

Holy moly! We’re supposed to have a very big and nasty storm hitting tonight. We should be ok as long as the ceiling doesn’t cave in. The landlords fixed the problem we had before, but I don’t know how it … Continue reading

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Old coot blues: fat lip and foul hiss

A taciturn cypher like Lee Marvin or Jean Gabin, ‘Scu romps through the apartment like an early 70’s Pontiac with a big inch motor and skinny tires, with lots of noise and little traction. Skid-skid-skid-BAM! And no brakes to speak … Continue reading

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Sunrise pics and an earthquake report

Hello world. We survived the earthquake just fine here in San Francisco. The epicenter was rather close though as it was only about 40 miles NNE of us. While we did fine, many in Napa are now picking up the … Continue reading

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Cock up at the park

Given the construction, we avoid leaving the kitties alone when the workers are doing their thing. Instead, we left very early and went to the park at sunrise. The last time we were there, we got to watch ducks, geese … Continue reading

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Birdies in the afternoon

My last post was from Stow Lake at dawn. This time we went in the late afternoon, before the fog rolled back in. The geese posed nicely and the water was reflections were pretty. We paused to sit at a … Continue reading

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Birdies at dawn

We went to Stow Lake at dawn to see what critters were lurking in the fog. It’s very peaceful, but not exactly quiet. The birds were noisy. And now for the bonus pic from Lastech. This was also taken at … Continue reading

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Duck, duck, goose, goose, goose!

Here are just a few ducks and geese I’ve found at Golden Gate Park. … Continue reading

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Spellbinding

The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever ~Jacques Cousteau~ Once in a while I like to take a stroll in the cold sea water. Earlier today, the water at Baker beach was … Continue reading

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Angel Island: East Garrison and more

Back in April, I made a post about the Immigration Station on Angel Island. Now it’s time for pics of the rest of the island. I didn’t plan on taking this long to get around to it, but it’s finally … Continue reading

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Numbered, Weighed, Divided: The Angel Island Immigration Station

It’s impossible to explore the whole of Angel Island in one trip as the various sites like Camp Reynolds, Fort McDowell and the Immigration Station require time and study. For our anniversary, we explored Camp Reynolds. This time, we went … Continue reading

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