Category Archive: talkin’ trash: celebrating our city streets


found strewn across an expanse of the sidewalk on the corner of 15th at dolores. i was crouched down getting down close to the nuts to take this photo when the UPS guy… Continue reading

grape with red wall and concrete

found on duboce at valencia, this lone grape soaking in the bright light and warm waves of an unusually hot san francisco afternoon. last friday, august 26 at around 2pm.

good to the last drop?

found on 15th between church and dolores in tree well yesterday afternoon. an offering…

ode to the black shards of analog…

found on 15th street between market and castro, four broken records, artfully arranged. did human hands place the vinyl this way? or did they fall so cleverly on their own? who broke the… Continue reading

the magic apple gnome’s drying fleshy face

found in a dried leaf ridden tree well on dolores between 15th and 16th, mid-cloudy-afternoon. see the magic apple gnome peeking its curmudgeonly face and one bright blue eye from the shriveling fleshy… Continue reading


torn and tattered san francisco chronicle advertising section in a stairwell on dolores between 16th and 17th. this was on a tuesday morning at about 930am.  

ode to the comfortably numb & totally fabulous paper cup

ode to the comfortably numb & totally fabulous paper cup. crushed. flattened. kicked to the curb. no worries. relaxed. colorful. nuzzling tenderly with the marlboro light in the bright summer hayes. nestled in… Continue reading

“mine” banana (or, why i love andy warhol)

banana tagged as “mine” on blue metal grill, valencia street with ed and amy.

pan blanco enriched (golden warm & ready)

on valencia between 17th and 18th walking with amy and ed. we agreed that one can only enjoy so much plan blanco enriched and then it’s like “get this bag out of my… Continue reading

jif for saint therese

found on the altar of mission dolores church on dolores at 16th. when i walked by two hours later, the peanut butter and bread had been placed beneath a tree at the edge… Continue reading