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Snapshots of San Francisco and San Franciscans.

7 Coca-Colas, 7 Dr. Peppers

As seen on the south slope.

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Freeway Zen: The 280/101 Interchange

As seen near the 280/101 interchange on the south side of Bernal Heights.

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Intersection: Jarboe & Bronte

This intersection is fantastic at all times of the day. But especially after dark.

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House Portrait: Anderson & Tompkins

The owner of this house once told me, “I used to play football with OJ Simpson in high school. I taught Carlos Santana how to play guitar. I am running for mayor in 2012.” He dresses his home up each … Continue reading

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House Portrait: Jarboe & Ellsworth

As seen on the south slope early one morning around 8:30am. On overcast mornings such as this, the dramatic blue and subtle orange-yellow color palette practically make this house pop off the block. I’ve yet to meet the new owners. … Continue reading

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Hooray, We Still Have a Video Store and Bookseller on Cortland

One of the perks of last week’s Holiday Stroll on Cortland Avenue was meeting the business owners who’ve kept shop here over the years. Seen above: the interior of Four-Star Video. Seen below: the interior of Red Hill Books.

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House Portrait: Prentiss & Cortland

My wife and I recently rescued a 9 month old puppy named Jpeg. As such, I now find myself walking through the slopes of Bernal Heights several times each day. There are a lot of interesting looking homes in the … Continue reading

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Alemany Boulevard After Dark

As seen on Alemany Boulevard during the evening commute home.

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