Sunday, July 25, 2021

Music Monday: Some R&R is Needed Here

 Music Monday: It has been an interesting almost two months. I bit off a little more than I can chew and I am a little fried. I ended the school year on June 2nd and then taught ESY until July 7th, then I worked at a summer day camp until last Friday. I learned a lot and everything but I need some rest. Here is how I am feeling:



But I have two weeks to rest and relax before the new school year starts:




And enjoy things I like at an easy pace:


And I might even take a:


Hope everyone has a great week.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Walking Jack Kerouac Alley

 


In San Francisco behind the famed City Lights Bookstore (where the Beat Movement of the 50's started) is a cool alley named for the famous writer Jack Kerouac who spent a lot of time at City Lights. One of the cool things is that it is basically the border between Chinatown and North Beach:












And at the end is one of the coolest places around The Vesuvio Cafe on one side and City Lights Bookstore on the other:



Jack Kerouac Alley is one of my favorite places in all of San Francisco. 

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Walking the Stockton Marina


 When we were in Stockton, my daughter and I decided to walk around the Stockton Marina:









And they did have some art around:





Stockton Marina provided a nice walk for us and is beautiful place for a stroll.

Monday, July 19, 2021

Furthur Magic- A Psychedelic Poster Journey


 I went to exhibit by the Haight St. Art Center that highlighted the cool psychedelic posters of the 60's:









The cool thing is that the psychedelic posters are making a comeback at some festivals in the 2010's:






I so love looking at the psychedelic posters from both yesteryear and today. 

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Music Monday: Number #1 Animals

 Music Monday: What a crazy week last week was. It might as crazy this week. Here some Number #1 hits that have animals in their title from the 50's to the 2010's:









It is really cool to see how styles have changed over the years. 

Thursday, July 15, 2021

A Day in Sacramento

 


I was in Sacramento and had some fun walking around different places. I started with a little breakfast at Pancake Circus:



Went over to Golden One Arena and saw that they had a living garden growing on the sides:




And saw some cool stuff walking around:









And here is the California State Capitol:

The front

The Side

And to stop at Gunther's Ice Cream:



And ended up at Miller Park, overlooking the Sacramento River:





It was a nice little trip.