Memories of San Francisco

Baiba and I love San Francisco and just spent 3 weeks
there. It’s a fascinating city to explore so I always carry
my camera on daily runs. Never know what you’ll see…

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One day we looked out our hotel window and saw hundreds
of Santas. It turned out to be SANTACON an annual
San Francisco mass gathering and pub crawl…

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instead of texting on phones…
Oops spoke too soon!

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SFMOMA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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Not far from the business center you can
be completely surrounded by nature…

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OLD- That’s Alcatraz prison on the island in the background
NEW- Container ships are now often bigger than the prison

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And more San Francisco containers neatly stacked…

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Running through Chinatown I saw this accident not long
after it happened and 10 pedestrians were injured

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Wonder if there’s a psychologist and couch in the back?

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This bakery gets 3 Michelin Poops

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If only this garden had a tree I could “bark”

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 Functional  vs  Organic

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Doesn’t he know San Francisco is always cold

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Neil Young sang Helpless Helpless Helpless
IN SF it’s Homeless Homeless Homeless

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Protest Protest Protest

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Ultimate Recycling
Using an old recycled truck to haul recycled stuff

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The AUTODESK GALLERY has terrific exhibits
showing how 3D PRINTERS enable designers
and architects to create innovative shapes
and models for products and buildings

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A full size partial model of a car made on 3D Printers

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Small very fine objects made on 3D Printers

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Soon you could be making your own clothes on a 3D Printer
“Touch my shoulder again buddy and you could lose a finger!”

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My wish…and probably Baiba’s

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Richard St. John


 

 

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