Category Archives: Photography

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

Near the busy Shibuya Station in Tokyo is this monument to Hachikō, a dog who for years has been an enduring symbol of loyalty and perseverance to the Japanese people, and once you hear his amazing story, you’ll understand why. … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Misty

Here in San Francisco, misty is a way of life!

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

Mime school is part of the Saturday afternoon street life scene in San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza … hey, they gotta learn it somewhere!

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Statues

Statues are everywhere around us, and this week’s Ailsa’s Travel Theme photo challenge gave me an opportunity to revisit some of the many statues I’ve seen in my own travels. Above is the impressive 80-foot (24 m) high concrete and … Continue reading

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Irish Aye-Yi-Yi! The 2014 San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade

This past weekend saw the runnin’ of the annual San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and it truly was a day for the wearin’ of the green, even if you weren’t Irish, or if you didn’t live in San Francisco. … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Gardens

I’m a city-livin’ apartment dweller, so I don’t really have a  garden to speak of. I have a nice deck that affords me awesome city views, but the weather up here in the Twin Peaks section of San Francisco where … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

You never know what you find inside some of Japan’s ancient temples, like the 800-hundred-year-old “Soryuzu,” a magnificent dragon ceiling mural found in Kyoto’s Kennin-Ji Temple.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

The above perspective might have you asking what the heck is going on here?!? Is it a building? A glass sculpture? Is it clear? Is it even real … maybe it’s a painting? What the …??? But from this perspective … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Tempting

When it comes to temptations, most of mine are food-related, and I find it difficult to resist the siren call of salty snacks, pizza and good red wine. But when it comes to specific food temptations, those that I’m powerless … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Ancient

It doesn’t get much more ancient than dinosaur bones left over from the Jurassic Era of history, some 145 million years ago! For more moldy oldies, check out Ailsa’s Travel Theme!

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