I decided that i would take some photo’s of what i see when i walk to the store. It is about 8-10 blocks away and down a huge hill to get to. So i take my time when at all possible.
One of the first things i come across upon my descent is one of my more favorite houses… the “red house” as i call it. It sits on a strange triangular piece of property which makes this house a little unusual. And totally adorable!
You can see the red house and its strange property shape here by looking straight ahead beyond the bushes and shurbs. There is a walkway on both sides of the house and i am about to show you the left walkway next.
…shortcut stairs to Virginia Street.
This is the view from the middle of the path on the way down. Notice our beautiful Mount Sutro lounging in a little fog….
After going down, one has to come back up.
And this is now where i introduce you to my little park… the Eugenia Steps…. These steps are great because, first, they are wonderfully cared for by a caring neighbor who takes pride in his work (birdie told me that there was nothing but weeds until he had gotten ahold of it. Now it is really clean and well tended! Thank you sir!) We start at the bottom looking up in this first photo
Now we are looking down the steps from closer to the top. This is probably about 300 ft. rise from the store at the bottom.
…and because we are so far up there now, it affords us some beautiful views and a place to sit and enjoy them! Yea!
looking north towards the mission.
and on to the last little leg of the steps….
and one last departing shot while the branches of the trees swing apart in the wind long enough to get a photo….
I hope you enjoyed my little tour of my route to the store at the bottom of the hill. It being so beautiful sure helps the pain of walking up almost 400 feet straight up. Keeps one from needing a thigh master though!