Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Windsurfer with Finesse

Windsurfer with finesse. I took this photograph in May 2010 after a grueling struggle with cancer over the winter. Most photographs of me on the web are now misleading as I currently have 1/4 inch long hair. I won the battle and so this was a great day on the San Francisco Bay.

Live in Gratitude.

I apologize in advance for not having the windsurfer's name with the photo, as he clearly deserves it.

A Barbary Coast Medallion

I for some reason, suddenly want to go walk this trail. I don't usually quote from
Wikipedia, but below is what they have to say about it:

The Barbary Coast Trail is a designated path that connects 20 historic sites and local history museums in San Francisco, California. Approximately 180 bronze medallions and arrows embedded in the sidewalk mark the 3.8-mile (6.1 km) trail.

The historic sites of the Barbary Coast Trail relate primarily to the period from the California Gold Rush of 1849 to the Earthquake and Fire of 1906, a period when San Francisco grew from a small village to the busiest port on the West Coast.

Sites along the trail include the Old Mint, a national historic landmark; Union Square; Maiden Lane; Old St. Mary's, first Catholic cathedral West of the Rockies; T'ien Hou temple, first Asian temple in North America; Wells Fargo History Museum; Pony Express headquarters site; Jackson Square Historic District, which contains the last cluster of Gold Rush and Barbary Coast-era buildings in San Francisco; Old Ship Saloon, once a shanghaiing den; Coit Tower; Fisherman's Wharf; SF Maritime National Historical Park, which maintains a large collection of historic ships; and Ghirardelli Square.

Each end of the Barbary Coast Trail is connected by the Hyde-Powell cable car line, itself a national historic landmark.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Balancing Act

Sausalito, home of many artists, has Dan Brown stragically placing rocks on the side of the road downtown near Bridgeway and Princess Street.

San Francisco Bay Digital Images

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Hanging with the Locals

If in Sausalito on these nice summer days, Sausalito's Taste of Rome on Bridgeway makes a great stop for coffee or lunch. SF Bay Images has an installation of photography currently hanging on the walls.

1000 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 332-7660

Sausalito Water Front With Fog Rolling in the Foothills

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Ladies of the Palace

It is supposed to be building of Beaux Artes design but these ladies seem like they are from a different era. They most seem to be from the Helenistic period to me. Maybe I am thinking about a Fellini film. Maybe Caligula. Thank you for all your comments. Unfortunately since this on blogger and the amount of well, undesired though complimentary comments with links to beautiful ladies of certain other palaces websites I can't leave the commenting open. For those of you who write nice things, thank you very much.

Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, California