San Francisco Outing #1

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A few weeks ago Rem and I had a play day in San Francisco.  The campus where I work is closed on Fridays for eight weeks every summer (LOVE) and I like to make the most of these special days. Here are some of our pictures.

First stop: Spire. An outdoor art installation by sculptor Andy Goldsworthy. It is quite near Inspiration Point in the Presidio, which is where we parked, and also worth a visit.

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Not very far away, we visited WOOD LINE, which is also in the Presidio.

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We searched for a labyrinth but didn’t find it on this visit.

Instead, we climbed this beautiful mosaic stairway.

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It starts deep in the ocean and goes all the way up to the sun!

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From the ocean to a flowing river with plants and animals along the side.

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And then, above the earth to the sky, moon and stars.  The moon is pieced together from pieces of mirror.

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The stairway has handcrafted shapes of animals, flowers, fish, birds and stars with names of local sponsors pressed into them. It is really an incredible work of art.

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And finally, at the very top is the sun.

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At the top, looking back down.

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From the top, we crossed the street and started climbing a whole bunch more steps to Grand View Park. If it had been a clear day, I’m sure the views would have been quite grand.

Our final destination? The concrete slides at Seward Mini Park.

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We both had a few runs on the slides and Rem said it was his favorite thing of the whole day.

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Thanks for sliding by. Tomorrow I’m starting the 30 Day Journal Project, #30DayJournal!

 

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3 responses to “San Francisco Outing #1

  1. Great photos! What do you slide down, on?

    Sent from my iPhone

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    • Your butt! Rem brought cardboard but the cement is smooth and slippery and he slipped off the cardboard. I got my pants dirty but not terribly. It was worth it.

  2. Pingback: Day 30: 30 Day Journal Project | dianne faw

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