Archive for the ‘Animals’ Category

Double Dog Dare: Transport These Pooches About Town Using a Motorized Chopper Bicycle – Putt, Putt, Putt…

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

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The Battle’s Over and the Canada Geese Have Won: Bird Poo’s All Over Strybing Arboretum in Golden Gate Park

Monday, November 21st, 2016

(I suppose that Strybing has a new name these days, but I don’t approve of the change (and also the new paywall – up to $8 per capita these days), so oh well. Hey, is Strybing for People Who Visit or is it a vehicle for some garden “society” to, somehow, attain “world class” status – that’s the choice, it seems.)

I ‘member when just a few geese would hang out in GGP year ’round, back in the 90’s. Well, that was then and this is now:

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Now IDK if numbers are up over the past decade or so, but what I’ve never seen is goose poop all over the Great Fountain. I expect to see poo on the lawns, but not up here, is what I’m saying.

In the words of one tourist, “Eight bucks for this?”

Vinyl Rain Cat: It’s What YOUR car Needs

Monday, November 7th, 2016

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Mountain Lake Update: AQUATIC PET RESCUE BOX, AQUATIC PET RESCUE BOX, AQUATIC PET RESCUE BOX!

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

And the poor red-eared slider is all, “No, not the box! Not the box again!”

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And oh yes, EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION FOR GIRLS will run you, you know, 30-something thousand dollars a year. Times nine, Gentle Reader. Oh, twins? Then times eighteen. Welcome to Frisco.

This Cat Owns the Filbert Steps – Kitty is Quite the Commuter

Friday, October 28th, 2016

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The Wild Parrots Not of Telegraph Hill – As Seen Over the Eucalyptus of Golden Gate Park

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

The range of dese boids has increased a lot since I first saw them on the Filbert Steps some 11 years ago:

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Speaking of which, they still hang out there, but they aren’t as approachable as back in the day:

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FAQ

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And some shots from the Aughts

Beach Horse, Mountain Horse, Marin County

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Up, up, up – this critter is the SUV of Horses:

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Never seen this…

Pale Male, West Coast? This Hawk Sure Seems to Like Hanging About the Transamerica Pyramid

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Flying about and perching up there, way up high, like Pale Male of New Yawk City:

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Push Me Pull You Dog, Baker Beach

Monday, September 19th, 2016

This critter kept fooling me – is two dogs there? But if it’s just one dog, which way is it going?

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Man, what a tail on that pooch…

Giant Spider Web Takes Up a Full Story of the “Treasure Tower” Pagoda in Frisco’s Japanese Tea Garden

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Four stories for us and one for what must be a giant spider

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Be afraid.

But come anyway, for free, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays afore 10:00 AM…