Meet the Sullivans: The coldest Winter I ever spent was a Summer in San Francisco

August 13, 2012

The coldest Winter I ever spent was a Summer in San Francisco

We took Owen up to San Francisco today to have a little picnic out on Crissy Field. For those of you not familiar with San Francisco, or the area, here is a little information about the field:

Crissy Field began as a marsh and seasonal home of Ohlone Indians, and later hosted Spanish and Mexican ships, a Grand Prix raceway, an historic army airfield, and a U.S. Coast Guard station.

Crissy Historic Airfield: A row of hangars and a slippery seaplane ramp evoke an era when a squadron of airplanes stood ready for action at Crissy Field. This military airfield is actually older than the air force, dating back to the 1920s when flying had barely gotten off the ground. In its time, Crissy Field was the site of many aviation innovations and milestones.

In those days, so little was known about nationwide flying conditions that the Army sent a team of fliers from Crissy Field and from an eastern counterpart at the same time to see who could reach the opposite coast first.

The sun was out, and it wasn't too cold, but it was really windy. Owen didn't mind the wind at all. He just loves to be outdoors.

There were quite a few dog walkers out on the field and Owen liked watching the dogs run all around the field.

When did my tiny little baby turn into a little boy?

We also took a little jaunt over to the Palace of Fine Arts. The Palace of Fine Arts is a monumental structure originally constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in order to exhibit works of art presented there. One of only a few surviving structures from the Exposition, it is the only one still situated on its original site. (source)

Isn't the architecture beautiful?

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