Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer

It is hard to beat a field of green grass on a warm Summer’s day.



Into The Mystic


“When that fog horn blows you know I will be coming home
And when that fog horn whistle blows I got to hear it
I don’t have to fear it…”
—Van Morrison, Into The Mystic, 1970

Re-lamping a cable light


My last Swing Shift began and ended with fog. Lots and lots of fog. Fog so thick that it was impossible to see the bridge from the Toll Plaza. Fog so thick a person could wave an empty glass in the air and collect enough water to drink. I’m talking about FOG, yo!

“Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out – it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.”
Robert Service (1874 – 1958)

Are you Competent or Passionate?

Passion is your greatest love and Professor Larry Smith walks us through the many reasons why most people fail to pursue their passions and end up with a Good Career instead of a Great Career.

Golden Gate Bridge Tours

Personally guided tours of the Golden Gate Bridge are now available to the General Public. 45- and 60-minute walking tours run every day from May 8 to October 8, 2012, and Thursday – Monday from October 11 to 29, 2012. The tour capacity for Day Tours is 40 people.

Evening Tours start at 8:15 PM, Friday to Sunday with a maximum capacity of 50 people.

There are no tours from November through February due to Winter weather conditions. Tours will resume in the middle of March 2013.

For prices and reservation information click here.

Below you will find a video that was made by a reporter for the SF Bay Insider as she got the first official tour of the Golden Gate Bridge in honor of its 75th Anniversary.


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