Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circum spice

If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you.. 

People defy all socio-meteorological conventions to enjoy their weekends in San Francisco. The peninsula is 7 miles across. A good portion of it can instantaneously disappear into fog. The old airfield-turned-National seashore, Crissy Field, was the first to be subsumed Saturday. The fleeced and hooded ran for all manner of gleaming german automobilia as the dense mass bared down; extinguishing barbecues, crushing ids. A distant din of iphone dial tones symptomatic of a crazed, last ditch rush for restaurant reservations. 



10 Responses to “Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circum spice”

  1. jamie Says:

    Great sketch, Jay. IS that colour done in PS or markers?

  2. shublog Says:

    Thanks Jamie! that color is PS.

  3. robert Says:

    This is awesome!!! It makes me miss my foggy home. These are beautiful drawings. I’m so happy that you have this blog to share your amazing talent!

  4. Grant Says:

    Hey jay, so glad you started a blog. What dimensions are these sketches?

  5. shublog Says:

    G; The pages are 8X8.. Cheers! jshu

  6. ianb Says:

    jshu blog!!?

  7. meril Says:

    beats michigan any day mister jay! nice blog.

  8. shublog Says:

    Hey Meril! Now if SF were on 500 foot dunes I’d be set.

  9. meril Says:

    Funny, I have been reading Julia a book about how two bear spirits formed the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Almost makes me want to endure the plane ride and car ride for them to see that and run crazy down those dunes. Almost.

  10. shublog Says:

    OH YEah! I’m hoping to make that trek up north when I’m there at the end of the month. I’ve always wanted to take a canoe or kayak or other sand-born craft down the shore side of the dunes. perhaps in February when it’s a glacier.

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