Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Tuesday I came into work on Muni.  I'm gonna stop commuting by bicycle for a while.  I've concluded I'm getting much better workouts with the gym and without all the terror.  It's gonna bring my mileage down but I think I'll be better off.  Let's see how it goes.  Muni may well probed so frustratingly unpleasant that I'm back to riding before long.

I went to a spin class over lunch.  I noted these interesting gargoyles on Halleck on the way back.  They're all that remains of the Alaska Commercial Building that was torn down to make way for the Union Bank Building.  I love that they kept them:



After work I took the 38l out to Sutro Heights and went to the park.  Maybe it's just me but it looks like they've done quite a bit of work to it and it looks fabulous.  I'd like to see it a little more Victorian than it is but it's a great start:


And it has such great views!







This creepy house on 48th seems only lacking the Scooby gang.  It's amazing because it's worth a fortune:




And also this odd random assortment of things:




I headed back on Balboa which has a sign I hadn't seen.  I like but don't love:



Then I headed into Lloyd Lake in Golden Gate Park for some pics:


This is the remains of somebody's nob hill mansion that burned in the earthquake:






I headed home for dinner.  Mr. Poe had to work late so I fed myself and the dogs and we waited for him.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Monday, September 15, 2014

Monday was walk2werq Monday and took Muni downtown with Mr. Poe and then walked up over Telegraph Hill and out to Aquatic Park and then Fort Mason and then into the office via Whole Foods.  It came in at 6.2 miles.

This is the Filbert steps lookup up from Sansome.  A bit easier to climb than you'd think:



Aquatic Park:




Fort Mason:


I love the fabulous Benny Bufano in Fort Mason:


I love this Victorian on Union.  I have a hard time believing the attic bays are original but they looks so very convincing.  If it's not contemporary to the building they must have paid a fortune to do it:


Grant from Sacramento:


I headed home over lunch and then went to the gym after work.  Then I headed home for dinner and then bed.  Long ass day.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sunday I went for a long walk with Miss Smith through the Mission, up Glen Canyon, over Mount Davidson and then through the Sunset before getting on the N at 17th.  I got a bunch of pics on Mount Davidson.  Miss Smith doesn't much like his pic taken:





I also ducked into Saint Cecilia's in the Sunset.  Very pretty inside:



We headed downtown and had a little lunch and a bit of wine at Westfield and then Miss Smith headed home and I went to Barneys where I got the GWP at the beauty event for a second time.  Then I headed home for dinner.  The dogs had gotten groomed and everybody was exhausted.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Saturday was the Different Spokes jersey ride and we had a fabulous ride out to Tiburon.  The weather was amazing and we had a great time.  We hadn't been to Belvedere in a while so I got a bunch of pics:






After I got home I went drinking and then out to dinner with Mr Poe, Mr Criss and David.  Then we headed home and we went to bed.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Monday, September 8, 2014

Monday was walk2werq Monday and I had a grand walk down Divisadero and then Broderick to the Palace of Fine Arts and then downtown via Chestnut, Russian Hill and Nob Hill.  The sun's coming up later and later.  Le sigh.  Also, it was a super foggy but I got a bunch of pics at the Palace of Fine Arts:





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I got a couple of pics on Russia Hill as I walked down Hyde:



I headed home for lunch and then went to the gym after work.  I took a spin and then a strength class and then headed home for dinner.  Exhausted.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Friday, September 5, 2014

Friday I came into work on Muni, took a walk over lunch and then hung out with Miss Smith and Daniel after work.  I've no idea how far I walked but I got some pics at St. Mary's Park.  We've had amazing weather for weeks and I'm not sick of it at all.