Or I suppose they’re really called “suction” hydrants:
Posts Tagged ‘lake’
Believe it or not.
The old pink-tannish boat house at Lake Merced:
All right, stroke, stroke, stroke…
Sam: What regiment was that?
Spence: The 22nd Special Air Service.
Sam: What’s the color of the boathouse at Hereford? [repeats]
Spence: I don’t like your attitude.
Sam: What’s the color of the boathouse -…
Spence: Fuck off!
Sam: What’s – -you got the gun. I’m unarmed. Do something. Go ahead. Do something. DO SOMETHING.
[Spence spills the coffee cup and Sam subdues him]
The Evanescent Tide Pools of Ocean Beach Allow Visitors to Get Their Feet Wet Near the Cliff House Without the Risk of DrowningThursday, July 3rd, 2014
So what do you call this situation when a high tide strands ocean water on Ocean Beach and a temporary lake of salt water forms in the sand?
I’m calling this a tide pool even though it’s not rocky in there at all.
Anyway, these little lakes can be very long and very shallow – the perfect recipe for warm water at Ocean Beach:
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Many many people drown at Ocean Beach due to the riptide and the cold cold, water. If you want to just get your feet wet at the beach, wanting for this kind of pool is the safer way to go.
Harsh: North Lake Tahoe Visitors Bureaus Mock the Richmond District for Being Foggy in the Summer – Billboard Ads – Snarky!Friday, August 9th, 2013
As seen on Geary (east of Arguello in the Inner Inner Richmond, which some don’t consider to be in The Richmond at all fair ‘nough.)
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Direct your unfocused rage here.
Your crows, ravens, and blackbirds of Golden Gate Park just won’t tolerate the presence of raptors.
They can’t abide.
Above the Golden Gate Park Panhandle, just yesterday:
Canon 200mm 2.8L
Above what used to be called Strybing Arboretum in Golden Gate Park:
Canon 400mm 4.0 DO IS
Canon 300mm 2.8LIS + 2x extender
A California License Plate That Reads “SQUAW?” – Didn’t Oprah Say That Word Means “Vagina?” Yep – Is This Offensive or Not?Thursday, June 6th, 2013
I’ll tell you, the chances of some part of America, like the lake behind a new dam, getting named squaw-anything are about nil these days.
But naming your aging Audi “SQUAW?”
Well that’s A-OK:
Remember, Oprah believes this word means vagina.
Wow, the Trees of Golden Gate Park Sure Could Use a Lorax Right About Now – Just Look at These MonstersFriday, September 14th, 2012
Check out these recent shots from Nature’s Lantern.
“Freshly cut trees being stacked with more processed chopped trees in piles in the area behind Elk Glen Lake.”
The bodies are being stacked like cordwood in Golden Gate Park these days:
“Logging in Golden Gate Park – 9-12-2012
Appears to be Blue Gum Eucalyptus (known for timber and gold rush SF History) and a mix of Pines possibly Monterrey Pines.”
Or an Entmarch, the trees of GGP could use a Lorax or an Entmarch.
Or even an Entmoot, that would be a start…
We’re Already Well Into May 2012, So Whatever Happened to that Long-Promised Lawsuit over the Stow Lake Boathouse?Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
I haven’t heard word one about the long-promised lawsuit what was going to overturn SFGov and re-install the old tenant as the operator.
“The civil lawsuit begins March 2012 and will expose the truth about all the many laws that Rec & Park broke in order to bring in an out-of-state chain, with no boating experience to take over this historic boating recreation site.”
Ah, Stow Lake:
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Oh, and the early reviews are in. And they’re pretty good, those reviews.
Leave us close this chapter of wealthy, white, real-estate-obsessed, dingbat, millionaire homeowner Preservationists vs. the Boathouse at Stow.