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January 2024

Castro Theater at night in the rain
Welcome to Night Vale World-readable
Going to the Castro Theater to see this year's Welcome to Night Vale live show
Sun rising at Seabright Beach after the solstice
2024-01-27 17:43:11
Finding interesting works I would have otherwise missed on the Hugo Award shortlist
Tags: books

February 2024

Outside the Winchester Mystery House
Mystery House World-readable
Visiting the Winchester Mystery House in suburban San Jose
Tags: san-jose
Conservatory of Flowers
Year of the Dragon World-readable
Ringing in the lunar new year in Chinatown; also the Conservatory of Flowers
Embarcadero Center 1, 2, and 3
Celebration World-readable
Madonna's Celebration tour in San Francisco

March 2024

San Francisco Soma skyline from the end of Pier 14
The New Normal World-readable
2024-03-06 20:42:19
Four years after the pandemic started
Tags: covid-19
Canyon Express at Heavenly with Lake Tahoe
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A heavenly early-spring day-trip skiing; and an unfortunate ski bag mix-up
Seabright Beach on a bright spring-like day
Seabright World-readable
2024-03-21 21:10:42
My nearest beach
Big Trees & Pacific diesel locomotive at the Beach Boardwalk
Big Trees and Pacific World-readable
Riding a train from the Beach Boardwalk to the Big Trees; and also a bonus roller coaster at the Beach Boardwalk

April 2024

Rain looking out the window at SJC
Petersen World-readable
A last-minute trip to Los Angeles, featuring a car museum packed with movie cars; the perfect place to represent America's love affair with the automobile
Jack Warner's hardbound scripts
Backlot World-readable
Visiting the Warner Bros lot in Burbank for a movie studio tour
Julian and Calvin with the Hollywood Sign
Observatory World-readable
An afternoon at the Griffith Observatory
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood Forever World-readable
Wrapping up two days in Los Angeles
The beginning of the partial solar eclipse
Eclipse World-readable
Watching this spring's eclipse from Santa Cruz
Tags: eclipse
The Bay Bridge and the Soma Skyline
Taking a train and a ferry to get to Coit Tower, then climbing all the way to the top
Ride Into History World-readable
BART's legacy fleet rides into history, carrying trains crowded with fellow transit fans
Tags: bart
Julian and Kiesa in a Waymo concept car
Computer History World-readable
A family outing to see the Computer History Museum in Mountain View

May 2024

Landscaped path in Presidio Tunnel Tops
Tunnel Tops World-readable
A new park at the edge of the Presidio
Walking down Main to start Bay to Breakers
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From the Bay to the Breakers, San Francisco will be (I don't know how to finish this joke and I'm not sure it's even funny)

June 2024

Waiting for the Santa Cruz Pride parade
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Watching Santa Cruz's pride parade on Pacific Ave
Third Eye Blind on the marquee at Shoreline Amphitheatre
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Third Eye Blind at Shoreline
Tags: music

July 2024

Fourth of July in Dolores Park
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Observing the Fourth of July with ice cream and a fireworks cruise