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"The sound of sidewalk;" Or, The Surreal Is That Which Lies At Your Feet, 21 August 2014

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I did not invent the title of this post. I think. I remain convinced that I have quoted someone else, but when I google the phrase “the surreal is that which lies at your feet,” all I find is myself stating that I remain convinced that I have quoted someone else.  135 more words

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Saturday Afternoon on 13th Street; Or, The Photographer As Crocodile (Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette)

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So there’s this street in San Francisco.

At the intersection with Mission Street, we call it Duboce (“Doo-BOHSS”). At the intersection with South Van Ness, only one block away, we call it 13th Street. 128 more words

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The SOMA West Skate Park; Or, The Photographer As Crocodile (Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette)

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The new SOMA West Skate Park (SOMA = South Of MArket) has proven so popular with local boarders that they like to climb the fences at night and play in darkness. 93 more words

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The Most Popular T-Shirt in the Lower Haight.

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Saw this in the window display of the D-Structure store and had to take a picture. Funny thing: I literally had to stand in line and wait to take the picture because I was the last photographer there. 24 more words

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The Mudflats of San Francisco's Crissy Field (Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture)

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I had to go to the neighborhood early Saturday morning anyway, so I stopped by the mudflats of Crissy Field to take a few shots of some of the most interesting browns I know. 64 more words

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The Retired Message Board (Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture)

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On Haight Street near Fillmore you’ll find a nightclub that painted over a message board at its entrance with this mural:

The message board was studded with literally thousands of staples. 28 more words

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Stained Glass Windows, Notre Dame Plaza, San Francisco, 10 August 2014 (Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture)

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They didn’t need Photoshop in the Middle Ages!

I attended a writers’ seminar Sunday afternoon at Notre Dame Plaza, a beautiful retirement community across the street from Mission Dolores near 16th & Dolores. 100 more words

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