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The Stinking Garlic 

San Francisco’s Bay-to-Breakers was this past Sunday and I went dressed as a child trying to look like Sailor Saturn. Last Friday was supposed to be Ramen Night with my friend Kristine BUT, I forgot that I had to pick my bib up at Pier 35 that night too. 77 more words



Think of a chance encounter you’ve had with a person you didn’t know…through this meeting, tell us what you learned — about yourself, or the other person. 1,716 more words

Writing Challenges

Praise the lord, pass the steak sauce

It’s Sunday so, you know, nuns…

I was photographing a wedding dinner at Original Joe’s in North Beach. If you go, order the veal piccata. It’s fantastic. 132 more words


Wandering Around California with Three Mules

On a recent city hike, I came across several stickers in the North Beach area of San Francisco. These stickers had the photograph (logo?) of a single mule. 88 more words


"Kiln,Furnace and Forge"

“Kiln,Furnace and Forge” is a mixed media beach installation created at North Beach in Whitehaven, West Cumbria. The beach has many reminders of its proximity to former heavy industries in the area such as old collieries and brickworks and the artwork is made up from from collected fragments collected from the beach and arranged on a section of eroded brick stonework.These include pieces of pottery, glassware and various pieces of slagwaste and coal from old nearby collieries. 29 more words

West Cumbria

Jackson's Mill Pond, Queens

Throughout the past four centuries in New York, when there wasn’t enough land available for development, land reclamation extended the city’s shoreline often for ports that connected the city with the world. 965 more words