Monday, February 28, 2011
We were supposed to have snow in San Francisco this past weekend, possibly down to sea level. Late Friday night we got a dusting on Twin Peaks and a couple other places pretty high up, but nothing that lasted. Here's what Saturday morning looked like in my neighborhood. This is Hyde Street looking south from Sutter.
Friday, February 25, 2011
Thursday, February 24, 2011
The statue in the foreground is called "Three Heads, Six Arms," by Chinese sculptor Zhang Huan.
This was one of my favorite pieces of public art, and now it's gone. It was dismantled and shipped back to Shanghai this week. What's also gone is the hard drive in my home computer. It crashed this week, and is being replaced. So I'm not spending nearly as much time online right now as I normally do. At least the computer is still under warranty. Still... that's a lot of abandoned couch shots most likely lost.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Monday, February 21, 2011
Saturday, February 19, 2011
Friday, February 18, 2011
Another one from last Friday night. This one is taken from Pier 14, when we spotted a couple emergency vehicles pulling up to a spot along the Embarcadero. Apparently it was a false alarm, as they took off soon after (without fishing any bodies out of the water or doing anything exciting like that).
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Monday, February 14, 2011
Sunday, February 13, 2011
Taken Friday night from the 8th floor terrace of the Hotel Vitale near the Embarcadero, after a wonderful birthday dinner with some friends across the street at Boulevard (my favorite restaurant).
Saturday, February 12, 2011
Fetid Adder's Tongue (Scoliopus bigelovii), an outlandish-looking flower with an appropriately outlandish name, along the Hazelnut trail in San Pedro Valley County Park.
Try Shadow Shot Sunday--these fine people did!
Friday, February 11, 2011
Thursday, February 10, 2011
This is not the greatest picture (although I admit, I like it a lot), but it is another illustration of what a great Saturday I had last week. The 25th anniversary showing of True Stories at the Castro Theater was punctuated with an interview and Q&A afterward with David Byrne, and included some deleted scenes that had never before been screened. That man is a fucking genius, and I will fight anyone who disagrees.
And getting to see that movie again, and the genius behind it, was the cherry on top of a sweet, sweet day.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Monday, February 7, 2011
With apologies to those followers of this site who are living with heavy winter conditions right now... I had one hell of a beautiful, busy weekend. Here's just one of a number of shots that I captured on Saturday that I am rather proud of.
Man, I love living here.
Saturday, February 5, 2011
Friday, February 4, 2011
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
This past Sunday morning, just a few blocks south of my place, in the neighborhood known as Little Saigon, there was a street fair to celebrate the Lunar New Year. This year's Tet Festival celebrates the Vietnamese Year of the Metal Cat, and the ceremonies got off to a bang with these strings of firecrackers bursting.