Category Archives: Bay Area Wanderer

Tower and panda. [Bay Area Wanderer]

This morning, Sutro Tower seemed to rise out of the fog above West Portal like Tolkien's Barad-dûr. Headed south on a K-Ingleside was a panda fan. Pandas commute too.

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Into the white. [Bay Area Wanderer]

White fog hanging above The Cliff House. As white as a sheet of butcher paper.

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Leaving Oakland. [Bay Area Wanderer]

* Bay Area Wanderer: West Oakland Station, Oakland. The sun is taking its leave of the East Bay and so are we.

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Bay Area Wanderer: Cable car corridor

* Bay Area Wanderer: Drumm and California Street, San Francisco. The view down the cable car line's gunsight at Drumm on this clear post-rain afternoon.

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Bay Area Wanderer: Game five at The Hub.

* Bay Area Wanderer: The Hub, San Anselmo. Gray day here in Marin. Clouds touching the top of Mt. Tam. Close out the NLCS, Giants.

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Bay Area Wanderer: Game three.

* Bay Area Wanderer: Divisadero and California, San Francisco. Heard inside The Fishbowl this afternoon during the game: "When I say 'Cody,' you say 'Ross!' Cody!" "ROSS!" "Cody!" "ROSS!"

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Bay Area Wanderer: West of The Inner Richmond's hinge.

* Bay Area Wanderer: 2nd Avenue and Cabrillo, San Francisco. Along Arguello, just below the Rossi Playground and above the park, there's a series of blocks where the east-west streets alternate in the middle of the block. I've affectionately called … Continue reading

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Bay Area Wanderer: New Tenderloin.

* Bay Area Wanderer: Golden Gate at Leavenworth. These buildings are relatively new for this area. Scent of cold concrete. Hello, Tenderloin.

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Bay Area Wanderer: Ghost tracks.

* Bay Area Wanderer: Clarence Place headed towards 3rd Street, San Francisco. Away from the Giants' field, down an alleyway, a forgotten sprig of train track leads back towards 3rd Street. Ghosts have to commute too.

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Bay Area Wanderer: Green means go.

* Bay Area Wanderer: Ulloa at 19th Avenue, San Francisco. Warm blue day. Where do you want to go?

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