Archive for the ‘Animals’ Category
The Battle’s Over and the Canada Geese Have Won: Bird Poo’s All Over Strybing Arboretum in Golden Gate ParkMonday, 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:
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?”
And the poor red-eared slider is all, “No, not the box! Not the box again!”
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 critter kept fooling me – is two dogs there? But if it’s just one dog, which way is it going?
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 GardenTuesday, September 6th, 2016
Four stories for us and one for what must be a giant spider
But come anyway, for free, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays afore 10:00 AM…