Category Archives: San Francisco

The amazing Pacific Ocean

One evening, while working for the US Geological Survey in Menlo Park, California, some of us went to a club to hear some jazz musicians.  The club was in the town of Capitole, about an hour’s drive from Menlo Park. … Continue reading

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Cousin Axel

I visited a cousin of my grandmother’s in San Francisco, Axel Olson. Cousin Axel had moved to San Francisco shortly after the 1906 earthquake.  He was a teamster by trade, and thought that he could easily get work as part … Continue reading

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Menlo Park and San Francisco

Rebuilding the mobile ground magnetometer at the USGS offices in Menlo Park, California, gave me the chance to enjoy time in San Francisco. Cable cars and historic houses create a wonderful ambiance in San Francisco that thrills locals and visitors … Continue reading

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