Tagged with Alameda

Treasure Island Flea digest — August

The second booth inside August’s Treasure Island Flea Market immediately caught my eye. This “yard art” version of The Virgin of Guadalupe transformed with whitewash and red glitter letters was irresistible! So was the 1962 Shasta trailer parked behind Mother Mary, all red, turquoise and shiny in the sun:This is the home base/creative workspace of … Continue reading

America’s Cup continues Olympic Fever

If you didn’t get your fill of international sportsmanship with the London Olympics, let me turn you on to America’s Cup sailing. The crews and catamarans are here in SF, and the best part is,¬†they will be here through this time next year. I have 365+ days to better understand why the heck they sail … Continue reading

Murals and the Big Move

More mural love for San Francisco… this photo was taken on Day Three of my life as a Bay Area resident, in September 2010. I’m on the right. This is a Works Progress Administration project, inside Coit Tower, erected in 1933. I love the subject matter: California farmers with the bounty of their harvest, ORANGES! … Continue reading