Tag Archives: San Francisco Bay Area

The Sunday Traveler~ Home

If home is where the heart is, then this is home. Benicia, in Northern California, 36 miles north of San Francisco. Benicia is one of the few little towns on the Carquinez Strait, part of a tidal estuary of the … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

The Sunday Traveler Snapshot ~ Home Sweet Home

Living in the San Francisco Bay Area allows one to travel short distances and feel like having been on the trip of a lifetime. No need for packing suitcases and struggling through airport madness.  Hop in your car, or on … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

The Sunday Traveler ~ The Beach Scene

The Beach Scene. Home, familiar, you’ve been here before. You can relax and kick back. Do some people watching while having a light picnic lunch and an adult beverage; being with family has its advantages with designated drivers on hand. … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Country Muse

My muse frequently directs me out onto the backroads that surround the suburban setting I live in. There, I find peace and the flow of creativity. I listen and can hear her voice. The seasons come and go, with green … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge~Achievement in Conservation

The crowded corridor of the San Francisco East Bay Area, leading through sprawling suburban cities into California’s Central Valley, becomes more and more crowded as developers take over lands that were once ranchlands  and open spaces. Through grace and people … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Tagged , , , , , , | 34 Comments

Travel Theme: Yellow

Shades of a buttery yellow sunset, shot through a window screen. Photo taken in Berkeley looking out towards San Francisco across the Bay. Take a little trip over to Ailsa’s blog for more on the yellow travel theme for today

| Tagged , , , , , , | 30 Comments

J is For…

Jazz….. Would our lives be the same without it?  Not mine. The San Francisco Bay Area is rife with jazz clubs; those smoke-filled, darkened rooms exuding music that arrests your soul, grasping it and twisting it until you give in and lose … Continue reading

Posted in A Little Bit of the Everyday | Tagged , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Sunday Post: Surroundings

Jake has prompted us to post a little something on surroundings. This is just a little glimpse into the varied surroundings around me. http://jakesprinters.wordpress.com/2012/11/10/sunday-post-surroundings/

Posted in A Little Bit of the Everyday | Tagged , , , | 25 Comments

Project 365, Day 265; Alameda’s Crown Memorial State Beach

Crown Memorial State Beach is operated by the California Park District and the City of Alameda. It is on the San Francisco Bay, and just across the bay from San Francisco. We went in to Alameda today to return the … Continue reading

Posted in 365, A Little Bit of the Everyday | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments

The Trip Into San Francisco; A Little Sidebar

I drove in to Dublin/Pleasanton BART station (Bay Area Rapid Transit), to take the train in to San Francisco yesterday. The usual open air parking lot is roped off, being resurfaced. I head into the four or so level parking … Continue reading

Posted in 365, A Little Bit of the Everyday | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments