Dining alfresco with the blue punks

I always look forward to our days off, especially this past Tuesday, as a relaxing time spent grilling in the Marin Headlands, and taking pictures of wildlife. But then, Nature has a way of playing the occasional dirty trick on … Continue reading

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Point Bonita lighthouse: at land’s end

Standing where ocean meets earth, lighthouses hold a certain meaning for anyone I think. My wife loves the architecture and scientific aspects of Fresnel lenses, weather patterns, geology and wildlife. I like to let my imagination play with the same, … Continue reading

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Coastal Batteries: Mendell, you are there

We decided to go out and play again on Friday afternoon. The Marin Headlands are full of coastal batteries. Most were placed as a result of WWII, but some, like Battery Mendell were built before WWI. Old and dilapidated, they … Continue reading

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From the inside looking out

I had a few photos that I like because of the perspective. Sadly, one or two have some serious purple fringe from heck, but I can live with it. I just wouldn’t hang them on my wall. Someday, I’ll have … Continue reading

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The Golden Gate at Sunrise

On Saturday, we got to see another glorious sunrise. We love the Marin Headlands as they provide a stunning view of the the Golden Gate, The Golden Gate Bridge, and the San Francisco Bay. For some reason we saw no … Continue reading

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A Return to Cataract Falls

Timing and weather finally permitted us to head back North to Marin County to visit Cataract Falls again.  We wrote about our first trip back in October of 2010. They are located on the West end of Alpine Lake on … Continue reading

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Sunrise at the Golden Gate Bridge and the Marin Headlands

No matter how long I live here in San Francisco, I will never get tired of looking at the Golden Gate Bridge. The view from the Marin Headlands is magnificent and from there, one can see the Golden Gate Bridge … Continue reading

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Hiking Cataract Trail in the Marin Municipal Water District

Cataract Falls are located in the Marin Municipal Water District on the North side of Mt. Tamalpais and not far from the town of Fairfax. It is a seasonal waterfall that flows during the rainy season (Dec. through May). The … Continue reading

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