|The flora of Alcatraz was spectacular. No wonder the American Indian Movement wanted to reclaim it.
|Happy Valentine's Day!
|Members of the National Park Service were preparing the sail on this junk to welcome the Year of the Rabbit.
|My moment in solitary confinement was a lot more fun for me than it sounds like Bradley Manning's stay has been.
|Two ordinary cells at Alcatraz.
|Hyde Street Pier
|The control room at Alcatraz to which all staff reported if there was a suspected escapee.
|My favorite window at Alcatraz.
|Play time. This is the yard behind me where inmates would play and gamble and devise their plans to hide spoons in cans of cement paint.
|The junk had a large seal swimming about behind it, not visible in this picture.
|A picture is worth 1,000 words.
|Is there a city with more breathtaking skylines and bridges? No, New York, you hold no candle.