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Sept 11 Walk in San Francisco

I thought the best way to commemorate Sept 11 was to prove the terrorists haven’t won, by doing something I would have done on any other beautiful, sunny Saturday. So I went for a walk (plus two tram rides) in my beautiful new hometown. You might also like: Things to Love About San Francisco Jazz Read More…

I thought the best way to commemorate Sept 11 was to prove the terrorists haven’t won, by doing something I would have done on any other beautiful, sunny Saturday. So I went for a walk (plus two tram rides) in my beautiful new hometown.

Things to Love About San Francisco

above: THIS is the lobby of my ENT doctor’s building. Makes a medical visit feel like raiding an Aztec tomb! And what could one expect to find in the garage? You might also like: Minnesota Hot Dish Unattainable Knowledge Medical Privacy Reflections on Brand and Homogeneity

above: THIS is the lobby of my ENT doctor’s building.

Makes a medical visit feel like raiding an Aztec tomb!

And what could one expect to find in the garage?

Pigeon Point Lighthouse

Yesterday drove down the coastal highway 1 to Santa Cruz and then up to visit friends in the hills above. Along the way we stopped at the Pigeon Point lighthouse to see a classic Pacific scene of cliffs, kelp, and pounding waves. You might also like: Roaring Camp and Big Trees Rowr! Adventures in Colorado Read More…

Yesterday drove down the coastal highway 1 to Santa Cruz and then up to visit friends in the hills above. Along the way we stopped at the Pigeon Point lighthouse to see a classic Pacific scene of cliffs, kelp, and pounding waves.

Seeing Rainbows

^ top: rhubarb! It’s a gorgeous spring day in San Francisco, so I walked over to the farmers’ market at the Ferry terminal, saw lots of amazingly beautiful produce, and bought a a little of it. ^Honey in a rainbow of flavors. ^ Flowering borage (yes, I had to ask) and tubers for tasting. ^ Read More…

^ top: rhubarb!

It’s a gorgeous spring day in San Francisco, so I walked over to the farmers’ market at the Ferry terminal, saw lots of amazingly beautiful produce, and bought a a little of it.

honey treats

^Honey in a rainbow of flavors.

veggies

^ Flowering borage (yes, I had to ask) and tubers for tasting.

colorful potatoes

^ I don’t actually like eating purple potatoes, but they are awfully pretty.

beans!

^ The Rancho Gordo heirloom bean stand had this wonderful tub of “touching beans” – don’t you just want to run your fingers through all the shiny smoothness? I could see having something like this on my coffee table for visitors to play with.