Category Archives: Kids

Angel Island Canon SHOT (It’s LOUD)

Meet Terry, one of the interpreters for the State of California. Here, she is doing a live demo of a real canon which is REALLY LOUD. You’ll notice the camera movement, due to me being startled by the noise. She … Continue reading

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Bike to Angel Island (part 2)

More photos of Angel Island … you can get maps of the island usually as you get off the ferry boat. There’s also a snack bar, but don’t count on much in the way of great food. Remember, it’s a … Continue reading

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Bike to Angel Island (part 1)

Rent a bike at Bike and Roll, pack a minimal lunch … a bottle of wine, some cheese and bread, check out the ferry schedule at San Francisco Ferry Boats aka Blue & Gold Fleet and off you go for … Continue reading

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TV Was Invented Here. Kind Of …

Philo Farnsworth had a lot to do with the invention of television, but didn’t do it on his own. His workshop was located here in San Francisco and is often an overlooked spot because there’s not much to see there. … Continue reading

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Rocket Ship Art on the Waterfront

This is an updated post with new, improved photos! Yea! The sun came out … FINALLY! For details about the piece, keep reading below … Original post: I rushed by this new art installation this morning and didn’t have time … Continue reading

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Mijita Cocina Mexicana

This little Mexican restaurant is a little gem. It’s so reminiscent of places you’ll see in Mexico and the food is definitely authentic. Weekend breakfast is one of my favorites there, but it’s all good. If you go outside, you … Continue reading

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Bike and Roll

Finally, the perfect place to rent a bike for your trip around the bay and across the Golden Gate Bridge. In my FREE eBook (look for the yellow and blue button in the column on the left), you can grab … Continue reading

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