Tracie couldn’t come with me to San Francisco, so I made her this video to share some of the sights I saw. It’s a little bit lengthy, but I had a CityPass that included some of the popular area attractions like the Aquarium of the Bay, the California Academy of Sciences, SFMoMa, and others.
Video cc by Jeremy Parnell (music attributions in credits).
The air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so great, that I thought I was in a dream.
This is the bar in North Beach where Kerouac hung out with Neal Cassady and other famous Beat poets when they were in San Francisco. I ordered none other than a “Jack Kerouac” off the menu, a mix of rum, tequila, orange/cranberry juice, lime and an olive.
When the shadow of the grasshopper falls across the trail of the field mouse on green and slimey grass as a red sun rises above the western horizon silhouetting a gaunt and tautly muscled indian warrior perched with bow and arrow cocked and aimed straight at you it’s time for another martini.
Some photos I took in San Francisco while attending a mobile web developer conference.
While in San Francisco I was excited at the opportunity to see, in person, my first Banksy. This one was in Chinatown.
I also stumbled upon this one in the North Beach area. Wasn’t looking for it on purpose, just sort of looked up and instantly recognized it.