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A test post to see what settings allow scheduling a post for a specific time. The image is a previous one of El Capitan in Yosemite

Clouds

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A serene afternoon on the coast of California.

City Hall World Cup

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We went into the City on Sunday to go to a Symphony matinee and arrived early. As we walked toward Davies Symphony Hall we came to the San Francisco City Hall where a large crowd was assembled to watch the … Continue reading

Steinhart vista

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A very interesting feature of the Steinhart Aquarium is a clear tunnel under a moat in the Rain Forest. Looking up, you see fish, trees, people and sky.

Pirates

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A selection of portraits from the Pirates Festival.

Spring

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Spring in northern California is heralded (for me) by the blooming of California and Icelandic Poppies. One, very natural, the other, not-so-much. Still, it means color and contrast are coming soon.

Otter Mom & pup

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I don’t think that pup can get a whole lot bigger and still ride with Mom…. Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

Great Egret

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Actually, just an OK Great Egret (Ardea alba). Still, it looked mah-vel-us in flight.

Hiker & Kite

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From a short but lovely hike today in Briones Regional Park. There were 4 Kites hunting in a very small area.

Transamerica/Zoetrope

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Just to the north of San Francisco’s Tranamerica building lies an area called North Beach, and it has a decided Italian feel. Just into the neighborhood lies the Sentinel Building, a Flatiron kind of building on a tight corner. It … Continue reading