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San Francisco winter full of sun and palm trees

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サンフランシスコの冬はマイルドです。ヤシの木はカリフォルニアをもっと魅力的にします。

The mild San Francisco winter has been delightful. Palm trees add to California’s allure. This is the top of the palm tree trunk in the previous photo.

A shortcut to the hilltop shrine avoided these steep stairs

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At the top of the stairs is a simple Shinto shrine in the forest.

近道をして、この丘の上の神社にお参りしました。この急な階段は登りませんでした。伊豆で。

 

Construction worker poses on top of truck, in front of his job site

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 毎週、現場を通りかかると、同じ青年がいつも声をかけてくれました。仕事にとても誇りを持っているようでした。

For weeks, each time I passed the demolition site, the teenage worker would greet me. He seemed eager to pose for photographs. Here he is on top of the truck that hauls out metal scrap.

Succulents on top of the air conditioner look good in heat of summer

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夏、エアコンの上はベランダの庭で一番暑いところです。今そこに多肉サボテンを置きました。この陶芸の植木鉢は手仕事屋久家で作りました。

The balcony summer hotspot is the air conditioner, almost always on and blowing hot air. This summer, I’m enjoying succulents which seem fine on top, but probably not in front, of the a/c. They have fun colors, shapes, and even textures. The ceramics were made at Kuge Crafts.

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