These first few images are here in hopes of attracting a few viewers doing image searches for the things below. I'm missing images of Fisherman's Wharf, Lombard Street, Alcatraz, Telegraph Hill/Coit Tower, and Levi's Jeans -- also anything about Earthquakes, Hippies, and the Gold Rush. (But at least I got the text in!)
Thanks for visiting, whether new or returning! Please read on.
|746 Feet Tall, 8,981 Feet Across(looking a little rusty), November 2011.|
|Beach, Dog, Sunset, Ocean Beach, 2010.|
|Cable Car in the Rain, November 2011.|
|Surfers, Ocean Beach, November 2011.|
|Francie, San Francisco, April 2011. (Photo credit: S. Estelle)|
|Raven's Manzanita, 2010.|
|Presidio Clarkia, 2010.|
Presidio Clarkia. More info Here.
|Lessingia doing very well and bird footprints, September 2013 (picture taken on Samsung Galaxy s3).|
San Francisco Lessingia. More info Here.
|(Then Nassella, now) Stipa pulchra/Purple Needle Grass, Sweeney Ridge, 2010.|
Purple Needle Grass. More info Here.
For more indepth and colorful coverage of San Francisco natural history, follow this link to San Francisco historian Chris Carlsson's collection of essays on the topic. For any readers living in San Francisco, or anyone planning to visit, try to make it to one of Chris Carlsson's bicycle tours or public talks. Regardless of the topic, you will be enlightened and inspired to do your own delving into history.
And, if you are lucky enough to hear of one, attend a Greg Gaar slideshow. It's a must for those interested in San Francisco natural history!