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Photo roll 12/21

Very cute display at SF Dance Gear: Gorgeous mural on Lowell and Mission: A sticker on the other side of the street: Cursed product at Good Life Grocery Boy is the tilework on the Bernal Heights Library beautiful! This was my first time seeing it, and I’m still mesmerized.

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Photo roll 11/21

Weird cloud pattern near Stern Grove: Boyfriend and I went to Japantown… …and then to Point Lobos.

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Photo roll 10/21

My last boss told me once that he can tell I’m not a native because I always look up at the architecture. He didn’t add “and salivate over it every time” probably only because I was actively doing so… I think better than half of the photos I take are of the golden hour. I’m […]

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Photo roll 9/21

I went to the Castro two days in a row and both times, it was the only sun I got that day: Boyfriend walked around Lake Merced instead:

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Photo roll 7/21

I really like the ceiling at Parkside Tavern: Views from the Daly City BART: Cityscape at Richland and Mission: Boyfriend pointed out that you can see exactly where the birds sit… Hayes Valley, one of my favorite parts of town: Display at The Epicurean Trader: ~26th and Quintara: The overpass near the Glen Park BART […]

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Photo roll 6/21

In and around Haight Ashbury:

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Wonderfest

Wonderfest has some fantastic videos of their older presentations on their YouTube channel. My personal favorite was “Astrobiology – Dr. Penelope Boston“, about the influence of our studies of extreme Earth climates on how we might perceive life on other planets. There’s nothing quite so enjoyable as watching someone highly educated get passionate about their […]

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China Girl and Other Stories

China Girl and Other Stories is local author Ho Lin‘s most current release. The very last story, “Charge”, is my favorite, beginning on a BART car and walking the reader through some very recognizable Bay Area relationships. China Girl on the whole is strong because of its relatability, but reading something that makes you think […]

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City Arts & Lectures

There are several ways to take in City Arts & Lectures‘ content, but their YouTube channel in particular is fantastic, offering the expected deep cuts from local and otherwise familiar faces. My favorite of these is Boys & Sex with Peggy Orenstein & Daniel Handler, who I studied in a “Women and Media” course and […]

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Ant-Man (2015)/Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Both Ant-Man movies spend a good amount of screen time in the Pym family’s Victorian, which is all royal purple and dark wood inside and out. There are also quick and Disney-money-beautiful shots of the Haight, the Presidio, and, in Wasp, a long sequence at Pier 39, as crowded as ever. Oh, and a guy […]