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A to Z 2021 – Reflection

Welcome to my A to Z Challenge Reflection post. It was certainly a fun one for me as I traveled through San Francisco, a city I have known and lived within a few miles of my entire life but had … Continue reading

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May You Smile All Month

Fresh off the A to Z Challenge, I’m about to embark on another one because the name of the challenge just called to me. Deb Stott is curating 31 Days of Smiles with these prompts: My answer to “Fresh” is … Continue reading

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A to Z 2021 – Z is for the Zoo and Zuckerberg SFG

We are lucky to have the San Francisco Zoo so close. I can remember visiting when I was a child and I revisited several times when the kids went on school field trips. Our next door neighbor works there and … Continue reading

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A to Z 2021 – Y is for Yerba Buena Gardens, the Year of the Ox and Yoda

There is so much going on in the Yerba Buena Gardens! In addition to the gardens there is a children’s carousel and museum, an ice skating rink and bowling. I walked around the block to see what I could fiind. … Continue reading

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A to Z 2021 – X is for Xeriscape and X-tras

I had no idea what Xeriscape was until I saw this coloring page. Apparently Xeriscape is a type of drought-tolerant landscaping using plants native to the area requiring little or no watering or maintenance. For a state like California, that … Continue reading

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A to Z 2021 – W is for Windmill and the Walt Disney Museum

When we were visiting the Queen Wilhelmina Tulip Garden the other day I purposely did not show you the picture of the windmill that is there because I was a saving it for my “W” post. There are actually two … Continue reading

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A to Z 2021 – V is for Vaillancourt Fountain and Valleys

At first I was going to use the Vaillancourt Fountain as my “Q” since it has also been called “Quebec libre!” but then I found Queen Wilhelmina’s Tulip Garden and I was free to use the fountain in it’s natural … Continue reading

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A to Z 2021 – U is for Union Square and the Urbano Sundial

Union Square is a public plaza in the middle of downtown San Francisco. It is the hub of the upscale shopping and boutique retailers. There is a place you can rent bikes to tour the city and a coffee shop. … Continue reading

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A to Z 2021 – T is for Transamerica Building and Theaters

I kind of feel sorry for the Transamerica Building. Built in 1972, it was the tallest, most distinctive building with its pyramid shape until the Salesforce Tower topped it in 2018. It is no longer owned by the Transamerica Corporation, … Continue reading

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A to Z 2021 – S is for Steps and Salesforce

You know I was on the lookout for some out of the way, unusual things to share with you all and one of the things I noticed was that there were several staircases mentioned as tourist attractions. What could be … Continue reading

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