Tag Archives: Lighthouse

Awash in Fog

For most of August, SF was socked in by greater-than-usual amounts of fog coursing down from neighboring hills, through the Strait of the Golden Gate, in from the Pacific Ocean. Cool, stable air masses trapped beneath warm ones form fog, … Continue reading

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Beach Burn: Purging the Past

As I posted previously (December 19, 2011: Winter Solstice), I’d long planned to destroy my old journals. B. helped me carry a heavy bagload to San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on a warm, drizzly winter night. We located a fire pit, … Continue reading

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To the lighthouse!

Feeling more and more stressed by my mother’s declining condition, I had longed to get away for some time. Inspired by Virginia Woolf’s novel To The Lighthouse, with its themes of loss and perception, I finally made it to the … Continue reading

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