A book read from cover to cover is a rare read. Front cover text, Publisher, Glorious Cover Image, Inside Flaps (About the Book and About the Author), the Copyright page, and the Acknowledgments. Included in this pleasure, an enjoyable Introduction, before, finally, settling upon the text. The Place That Inhabits Us is that kind of… Read More The Place That Inhabits Us – Poems of the San Francisco Bay Watershed
May 27th is the Anniversary Date for our beloved Golden Gate Bridge. May 28th, 1937 was the first day for automobile traffic to drive across. Never, well, perhaps the Brooklyn Bridge, has a bridge so captured the hearts of a population. The Bridge is often a photography model, imprinted on endless amounts of tourist products, and… Read More Happy 72nd Anniversary, Golden Gate Bridge!
Golden Gate Before the Bridge, San Francisco, California, 1932 from Kevin Starr’s Endangered Dreams: “A decade of legal maneuvering, public debate, surveys, and engineering proposals followed. The Bridge had many opponents: shipping companies, who claimed that the Bridge would impede navigation; the Southern Pacific-Golden Gate Ferries, Ltd., anxious not to lose its monopoly on the… Read More Golden Gate by Ansel Adams