An urban oasis
A favorite weekend afternoon pastime is visiting the Fort Mason Community Garden. Always a delight, but never more than on a clear, crisp autumn day like today. The slanting afternoon sunlight adds an extra dimension, more texture, to the flowers and plants.
No pills needed
For the cost of the bus fare, it’s easy excess to low-cost, effective mental and physical stress relief. A small escape from the other part of the City, where the stress of living in a city bursting at the seams takes its psychological toll.
We distract ourselves so that we might not notice how many of us fly under the radar of macroeconomic trends. Making something work in a town that costs too much. Hanging on to a disappearing City; before the iPhone, before the City came awash with superfluous cash; before 50-story buildings were built on spongy ground.
When landlords didn’t suck so much.