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Urban Hike: Buena Vista Park

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The setting: A beautiful sunny Saturday in San Francisco. Clear skies, and temperatures a brisk upper 50’s in the shade and mid-60’s in the sun. The scene: Your host and his dog enjoy a lengthy walk in and around Buena … Continue reading

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Urban Hike? Well, sorta.

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By now, y’all are familiar with my Urban Hike series. Yesterday I did an Urban Hike, of sorts, but didn’t really approach the outing as such when I set out. I just happened to take a lot of pix I … Continue reading

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Urban Hike: Bernal Heights Park

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Yesterday was a gorgeous, clear, sunny day, despite being bitingly cold. (“Biting cold” in San Francisco is 55°F/13°C). In all the years I’ve lived here, I had never been to Bernal Heights Park! I’ve been around it, by way of … Continue reading

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Coastal Hazards: Hiking for Geology, Round 2

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This is a little bit of a diversion from my usual topics of gardens and plants, but the recreational aspect here warrants including my geology class field trip along the lines of my Urban Hike series. This is not so … Continue reading

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Urban Hike: Corona Heights

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This city really is an amazing place to get outdoors, I tell ya. It’s still such a young city for one with so much culture, and it’s impressive just how much open space has been set aside for public enjoyment. … Continue reading

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Urban Hike: McLaren Park

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With as long as I have lived in SF, I can’t believe I have never visited McLaren Park in the southeast corner of SF. It’s the second largest park in town, and it’s huge at 317 acres. I think the … Continue reading

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Talking a Blue Streak

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Blue is a strong color, a powerful color, one that can provoke emotion. It can soothe, it can excite, it can expand space. I’ve been noticing blue as a trending house color lately, and I’ve become obsessed with how blues … Continue reading

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Urban Hike: Twin Peaks

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With growing up in Nor Cal, and twenty years of living in San Francisco proper, I’ve been to the top of Twin Peaks by car a number of times. But, I had never fulfilled my desire to hike it. Until … Continue reading

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Tumblr Tuesday

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I really am working on some lovely wordy and educational posts, but I’ve been getting distracted with some school and family things going on. Stay tuned! In the meantime, here’s another addition to Tumblr Tuesday where I post recent uploads … Continue reading

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Urban Hike: A Day in Pictures at Mission Dolores

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Okay, okay, so this is a minimalist approach to my Urban Hike series. Really, it’s just an excuse to post dozens of pretty-pretty pictures from inside the old mission, though I was impressed that they have over 130 plants in … Continue reading

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