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Broadcasting live from "Little Switzerland," San Francisco. Twitter @TheRealWBTC. E-mail me here. An explanation of the title here. My other blog: The Sutro Tower Fan Club. And no, he's not a greyhound, he's a whippet named Chase (Rocket passed away in March). PLEASE DON'T message me on Tumblr, I don't check those. Yes, it's a real tattoo.
Dried teasels (not thistles), Mori Point. Thank you Erica for pointing out the distinction!

Dried teasels (not thistles), Mori Point. Thank you Erica for pointing out the distinction!

We were very surprised to see these clear, papery/plasticy things blowing around everywhere on Sharp Park Beach. Thank you Ocean Beach Bulletin for cluing me in to the fact that they’re the dead, dried-out versions of these: http://oceanbeachbulletin.com/2014/08/01/what-are-those-blue-tentacled-creatures-on-ocean-beach/

Panorama from the very top of Mori Point

Panorama from the very top of Mori Point

Mori Point Naked Ladies

Mori Point Naked Ladies

Mori Point, part of the Golden Gate Nat’l Recreation Area, near Pacifica

Mori Point, part of the Golden Gate Nat’l Recreation Area, near Pacifica

Shaggy little foof waiting patiently outside The Good Life #WHOSAGOODDOG

Shaggy little foof waiting patiently outside The Good Life #WHOSAGOODDOG

Dramatic dawn sky from Glen Park BART

Dramatic dawn sky from Glen Park BART

The more I see the new sculpture installation at Pier 14, the more I love it.

The more I see the new sculpture installation at Pier 14, the more I love it.

I call this house in Westwood Highlands the “Smurf house,” and it might be my favorite exterior decor in the whole city. It’s extremely distinctive while still managing to be tasteful, and every detail has clearly been carefully chosen to create a unified look. I really like it. Monterey Blvd. near Ridgewood.

Rad 10-minute Exploratorium video about Sutro Tower! Totally worth watching!

(Source: youtube.com)

Morning commute on Market (time-lapse)

FOR RENT: Great location in the heart of the white-hot Mission District. Half a block from BART, 15-minute walk to Dolores Park. Tons of sunlight. $4700/month. Inquire at the Adult Superstore.

FOR RENT: Great location in the heart of the white-hot Mission District. Half a block from BART, 15-minute walk to Dolores Park. Tons of sunlight. $4700/month. Inquire at the Adult Superstore.

Episode #3 of our new podcast, “For The Record,” in which we discuss Bleeding Rainbow’s “Interrupt,” is now available here.
In each 20-ish-minute-long episode, we pick one recent album to discuss in depth and play some selections from. Episodes 1 and 2 can be found here. I hope you like it! Any (constructive) feedback would be welcome.

Episode #3 of our new podcast, “For The Record,” in which we discuss Bleeding Rainbow’s “Interrupt,” is now available here.

In each 20-ish-minute-long episode, we pick one recent album to discuss in depth and play some selections from. Episodes 1 and 2 can be found here. I hope you like it! Any (constructive) feedback would be welcome.

Sutrito panorama from Bernal Hill

Sutrito panorama from Bernal Hill

Evicted: 25th and Capp

Evicted: 25th and Capp