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    San Fran

    San Fran

    If you’re wondering why things have been a little slow here, I’m in San Francisco visiting my daughter, who lives near this very tourist-y shot I took at Alamo Sq. Park:

    If I don’t get some really good bumper sticker shots here, I’m going to demand my money back.

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    You’re in paradise. Blow off the bumpers and hit the Hunan Restaurant on Sansomme St. Ask for the Marty Special, the pot stickers and the onion cakes. Seriously.

    A suggestion:

    If you have never done it, consider driving across the Golden Gate Bridge into Marin County, and motor up a bit along the coast to Muir Woods, a national monument and park where you can take a short, level ground walk of about a mile through the through one of the most beautiful and breathtaking forest of trees that you may ever see . . . the Coastal Redwoods.

    There are regular shuttles running back and forth from the park to and from a few locations further out because of the limited parking availability at the park itself, especially during the summer months.

    Also, there are a slew of vineyards and wineries out that way, any one of which I am sure would make for a great “refreshment” stop while in the area.


     
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    Anchovy | July 17, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    You should have been there in the early 1960’s before Haight/Ashbury. When I was in high school (graduated in 1963) we used to drive to “The City” with our dates (opposite gender) for a show or dinner.

    It was always just called, “The City”. I miss it.


     
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    LukeHandCool | July 17, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    The summer off from work … on a trip to a scenic city to see your little girl … life doesn’t get much better than that! Have a great time!


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