Tag Archives: Golden Gate Bridge

On Temporariness

I glanced at the calendar this morning and noticed that today is the second to the last day of the second month of the year already. This is a reminder about how swiftly time passes. It doesn’t seem like New … Continue reading

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Some Bridges

The small, condemned bridge was unsafe for any sort of vehicular traffic but dad said people could walk across it if they watched out not to step into the gaps between some of the wooden planks. I carefully crept to … Continue reading

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World Suicide Prevention Day

One of the most difficult problems about the world’s most famous and beautiful bridge is suicide.  This problem is also one of the most controversial aspects about the Bridge.  The very facts that the Bridge is world famous, presents a … Continue reading

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Bay Bridge Grand Opening

My first childhood entrance into San Francisco was from the East Bay in the winter of 1962.  The grand welcome was the drive over the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. It’s the Interstate 80 link between San Francisco and points to … Continue reading

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The Bridge Is 75

Everytime I visit San Francisco I walk across the bridge.  Ever since I moved away from the Bay Area, my return visits have been marked by this personal tradition.  It’s almost a religious experience to stroll on the walkway of … Continue reading

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