Posts Tagged ‘black’

It’s Hooded Oriole Season in SF: Washingtonia Filifera Upon Icterus Cucullatus at Strawberry Hill – Or, How Ron Conway Makes Money Off of Photos and I Don’t

Friday, April 13th, 2018

A Hooded Oriole in Golden Gate Park perches upon its temporary home, a California Fan Palm:

I’ll tell you, ppl love deez boids.

I’ll tell you, I think this photo belongs to Pnterist more than to me now. Oh well.

Metal Accordion or Water/Sand-Filled Trash Cans: Which CalTrans Freeway Barrier Would You Rather Have Your AutoPilot Pilot You Into?

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

These two approaches seem to be the main ones these days, in the Bay Area of 2018.

Barrels…

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…and metal accordions like this one:

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I’d much prefer the barrels, which also might help to put out a fire / prevent an explosion.

To me, it’s totally obvious which would work better.

Maybe I’m wrong, but this looks like a no-brainer…

NATURE IN THE CITY: What Kind of Egg Did this Raven Just Steal in the Presidio? – A Mystery Resolved

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Here you go:

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Oh, and sorry about “resolved” up there. By that I mean:

To render parts of an image visible and distinct.

So I says, I says to myself, “Enhance.”

And after “zooming” with my feet, we can see that it was just a chicken egg, hard-boiled, so the yolk’s on me:

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Fin.

Punch Buggy Yellow: GSR – Der Gelb-Schwarzer Renner (Yellow-Black Racer)

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

My first sighting.

Looks like we got a renner:

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This new one goes a tad faster than the original

“ORO PAZ” – Means Gold Peace – As in Oro en Paz, Fierro en Guerra (Gold in Peace, Iron in War)

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

This license plate tells everybody that you belong in Frisco:

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THIS is Why City Attorney Dennis Herrera Goes After Corporate Sidewalk Chalk Ads – Still Visible after 8 Months

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

That was then and this is now:

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The pink part is gone, but the black lettering is still there – this June 6, 2017 concert will live in infamy, looks like….

LOS GIGANTES MEXICAN STYLE LAGER Remaindered Already, in the Wake of Day of the Dead 2017 – Anchor Steam Plus the Giants Equals…

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

These cans sure look bad-ass:

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Anyway, it’s nice to see AS and the Giants working together on something, as opposed to this land deal

13th Annual San Francisco Black Family Day, 9.30.17

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

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Richmond District Fallout Shelter Sign – Doesn’t Appear to be Serious, But You Never Know

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

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Ghost Ship Memorial, In Situ, San Francisco Bay – This is How Most Will See It, from I-80 or W. Frontage Road

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

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And of course, million upon millions of people will see it I think it will stick around.

2016 Oakland Warehouse Fire

Artist creates actual Ghost Ship as tribute in Emeryville