Clever assemble-yourself toys and models made with... →
webuiltthiscity: Can one of you Noisebridge types make a Sutro Tower version of these? Pleeeeeease?? I also want a Sutro Tower one! My desk needs a mini-Sutro.
You can’t love anything more than something you miss.– Jonathan Safran Foer (via beatboxgoesthump)
ileftmymindinsanfrancisco asked: Hm I didn't know there were any songs about earthquakes!
Morning: HOLY SHIT it's freezing.
Afternoon: Who the fuck set the earth on fire.
So, now that I have a pair of international orange khakis, I have to figure out what I can actually wear with them that doesn’t look completely ridiculous. (Other than the obvious gray t-shirt with darker gray Golden Gate Bridge silhouette, of course.)
Today, someone asked me if I belonged to San Francisco. It was clear English wasn’t her first language. I’m sure she meant to ask if I live here, and she followed up by asking if I could give her some directions to a few interesting sites for her photography project. I liked her actual wording a lot better than the implied question, though. I answered, “I don’t live here...
You know what it is? San Francisco is a golden handcuff with the key thrown...– John Steinbeck (via stationaryrunaways) If anyone ever finds the key, I don’t want it. I’d throw it back away.
California Volcanoes and Volcanics | USGS →
Love Letters to San Francisco →
These were part of a contest. I hope the people who wrote them would have felt compelled to express this love even without a prompt. (Thanks to @SF_CableCar on Twitter for the link!)
goldenhandcuff asked: Everyone should fall in love with a city at some point in life. As love affairs go, it's a much better return on your investment than falling in love with a human.
I am in a long-distance relationship with a...
…and it hurts like hell to not be there. And not just because today is Valentine’s Day. Every day.
Chief engineer Joseph Strauss and his colleagues intended to select a paint that...– Bridging the Bay: Golden Gate Bridge (via gaelen)
I’ve been spending a lot of time in Los Angeles lately, especially this week. I have been enjoying myself very much, but at the same time, it’s making me miss San Francisco even more. I can’t stop myself from thinking about fog drifting in from the water. I want to go home.