Friday, October 28, 2011

Friday, October 28, 2011

Friday morning I came down Market and saw my pal Elaine at the Castro light.  I continued to Laguna to McAllister and stopped at Van Ness for a pic of City Hall:



Looking down McAllister towards the Asian Art Museum and the Federal building on 7th:



I continued on McAllister to Larkin.  This is Sergeant John Macauley Park.  It's a very pretty park but it has to be fortified like this to keep it from overrun by junkies and the homeless.  Ah, the Tenderloin....



I continued on Larkin to California and stopped for a pic of pretty Grace Cathedral that's totally Episcopalicious:



Huntington Park:



I continued on California and stopped at Keary for a pic looking towards Market:



I continued on California to Leidesdorff and into work.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Thursday after work I headed off 2nd to Howard to 11th to Folsom to 15th to Harrison.  I stopped at 18th for some pics of the show stoppin' Carnivale murals:






I continued on Harrison to 24th to Valencia to Tiffany to San Jose to Monterey.  I stopped at San Jacinto for pics of the gorgeous view:





Me:



I continued on Monterey into Santa Clara and stopped at Saint Francis for a pic of the view looking towards the ocean:



I continued on Santa Clara to Portola to Claremont to Dewey to Laguna Honda into 7th to Judah to 9th and into Golden Gate Park.  I headed over to the Music Concourse and stopped for pic.

The De Young:



The California Academy of Sciences.  They have a weekly boozy event on Thursday night.  I saw some woman heading in  and she had a riding crop sucked into her boot.  That's my kind of science!



I came out of the park at 8th to Cabrillo to Arguello to Turk to Baker to Hayes to Scott to Duboce to Castro to 17th and home for dinner.  Mr. Poe had to work late so I was in charge of dinner.  I made him Carne Adovada enchiladas and I fried corn tortillas to eat with salsa.  I had bean and potato tacos-- they weren't as spectacular as this:



Mr. Poe came home and we had dinner and went to bed.  It was a long day.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Wednesday I came into work Market to 14th to Folsom to 2nd to Market to Sansome.  Over lunch I took my commuter bike to REI which needs a little lovin' to REI and then I came home on Muni after work.  Thursday morning I rode in Market to 14th to Folsom to 2nd to Market to Sansome and headed home for lunch where I got some pics of the dogs lounging about:



I don't know about Mimi's new haircut.  She's got this bouffant on top of her head that I think makes her look a little like Anne Richards.  I like Ann Richards, don't get me wrong, but I don't think it's a good look on either of them:







I headed to the comic book store on my way back to work.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Tuesday after work I headed off Sutter to Steiner and stopped for a pic of pretty St. Ignacius:



I continued on Steiner to Sacramento to Arguello to Cabrillo to Funston and into Golden Gate Park at the Rose Garden.  It hasn't been a great year for the Rose Garden likely because of the very cool summer.  Here's hoping next summer will be a little nicer:



Me:



I headed over to Stow Lake and stopped for a few pics of my beloved Chinese Pavilion:





I took MLK and stopped at the South Windmill which looks fantastic.  Me love it long time:





I took the Great Highway to Taravel and stopped for a blurry pic of the Riptide Bar which is the bluest thing ever around sunset:



I took Taravel to Dewey to Merced to Hernandez to Laguna Honda to Portola where I admired the fabulous new bike line between Twin Peaks and Diamond Heights Blvd which significantly reduces the Eek!  factor of riding on Portola.  I continued to Corbett to Ord and home for dinner.

Bike Mileage:

                          
Today24.2
Week to date41.6
Month to date128.8
Year to date4,879.9
To Goal3,120.1
Over (Under) plan(1,651.6)
YTD Mileage vs Last Year(1,627.9)
Rolling Year5,707.8
Since Inception 10/1/0733,385.4

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Tuesday morning I came into work 17th to Eureka to Market to Laguna to Eddy to Taylor to Post to Kearny to Bush to Sansome.  I had to go to REI over lunch but because of all the Obama hoo-ha SOMA I waited until 3 to head over.  I took Clay to Drumm to Washington to the Embarcadero to Townsend to 7th to Brannon and into REI.  The nice guy there reattached the front light that I am clearly too stupid to manage myself.  Coming home I came up 7th.  I stopped for a nice pic of the lovely US Court of Appeals:



And the amazing, amazing Federal Building which I love more than anything:



Gorgeous diaphanous structure:



Unbelievable:



I continued up to Market to Sansome and back to work.

Monday, October 24, 2011

We had work done on the house Thursday, Friday so I worked from home.  He finished up on Monday morning so I headed down Market into work for an afternoon meeting and then I went for a nice ride after work.  I headed off Sansome to Pacific.  This is the view of the Transamerica Pyramid from Sansome and Pacific:



I took Pacific and stopped at Powell for a pic of the cable car.  Picturesque:



I continued on Pacific to Polk to Washington.  I stopped for a pic at Lafayette Park:



I continued on Washington to Webster to Clay to Spruce to Washington and stopped for a pic of the fog rolling into the bay:



This fabulous house doesn't have fabulous Halloween decorations:



I continued on Washington and into Presidio Terrace:



Super cute Halloween decorations:





Even cuter Halloween decorations:



Me:



I took Arguello to Lake and stopped for a pic of the fabulous deco Maya revival style home at 22nd:



I continued on Lake to 28th to Clement to 34th to Balboa and down to the coast.  I got a nice shot of the sun just starting to set:



The view looking North:



I took the Great Highway to JFK to Bernice Rodgers to MLK and headed over to the Music Concourse for a shot of the De Young:



I took JFK to Stanyan to Page to Duboce to Castro to 17th to Ord and home for dinner.  I would have ridden a little farther but the bike I was on lacked any kind of lighting and you can't argue with darkness.  After dinner Mr. Poe and I started working on the Thanksgiving menu (spoiler alert we WILL be deep fryin' stuff) and then we went to bed.

Bike Mileage:

                          
Today17.4
Week to date17.4
Month to date104.6
Year to date4,855.7
To Goal3,144.3
Over (Under) plan(1,653.9)
YTD Mileage vs Last Year(1,652.1)
Rolling Year5,683.6
Since Inception 10/1/0733,361.2

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Tuesday I worked from home and stayed off of the bike.  Wednesday I came into work Market to 14th to Folsom to 2nd to Market to Sansome.  After work I went for a nice ride.  I headed off Sansome to Washington to Columbus to Stockton to North Point.  I got a couple of pics of Ghiradelli Square:





I continued on North Point to Van Ness to Francisco to Laguna to Bay to Cervantes to Marina.  I stopped for the pics of the gorgeous afternoon:



I continued on Marina and stopped for a few pics in Crissy Field:





Me--



I headed up to Lincoln and stopped for a pic of Crissy Field:





I headed over to Immigrant Point and stopped for pics:





I came out of the Presidio at the Arguello Gate and then rode Jackson to Cherry to Washington to Spruce to Clay to Steiner to Jackson.  I stopped at Octavia for a pic looking down at the Marina:



I continued on Jackson to Franklin to Pacific to Jones to California.  I stopped at Leavenworth for a pic of the sunset:



This is the view looking back up California from Leavenworth:



I continued on California to Hyde.  I stopped for a pic of this industrial whatever it is:



I continued on Hyde to Market to 17th to Ord and home for dinner.  We had dinner and went to bed early.  Mr. Poe's finally feeling better which means he's complaining again so everything's back to normal.