The Construction Workers of San Francisco, 2018

A Labor Day Tribute

Construction workers doing road repairs in San Francisco
Sharing a joke

Here are a few of the people who build the towers and repair the roads.

A San Francisco Construction worker stands in the back of his truck.
Standing in the Truck
A construction working on the corner of Hayes and Fillmore
Hayes and Fillmore
A San Francisco construction worker directs traffic
Directing Traffic
Two construction workers building a roof
On the roof
a Construction working mounting a scaffold
Fillmore at Haight
Construction workers on a scaffold, one eats a candy bar
Break Time
Two San Francisco construction workers peer into a manhole
Looking into the hole
A San Francisco Construction worker on a site
In the Frame
Theree San Francisco Constrruction workers at Fillmore and Haight
Street repairs

 

A Panoramic view of the San Francisco skuline with a crane in the centger
The San Francisco Skyline, 2014

(c) Rob Goldstein 2018

The Construction Workers of 2016

Something to Think About …. “✊🏽 #TakeAKnee …. Don’t Forget Why the Protest Began ✊🏽 …. “!!

Trump took two knees in Helsinki.

It Is What It Is

~Eric Reid: Why Colin Kaepernick and I Decided to Take a Knee~

RESPECTFUL GESTURE

Sept. 25, 2017

In early 2016, I began paying attention to reports about the incredible number of unarmed black people being killed by the police. The posts on social media deeply disturbed me, but one in particular brought me to tears: the killing of Alton Sterling in my hometown Baton Rouge, La. This could have happened to any of my family members who still live in the area. I felt furious, hurt and hopeless. I wanted to do something, but didn’t know what or how to do it. All I knew for sure is that I wanted it to be as respectful as possible.

A few weeks later, during preseason, my teammate Colin Kaepernick chose to sit on the bench during the national anthem to protest police brutality. To be honest, I didn’t notice at the…

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Fear of Sharks Can Get In the Way of A Great Swim

From Dream Big, Dream Often

Dream Big, Dream Often

Danny

Fear of Sharks Can Get In the Way of A Great Swim

I heard some people talking this past weekend about never swimming in the ocean because that’s where sharks live.  It was a funny conversation, but the lady talking was being sincere in expressing her fear.  She explained that if she never gets in the water she will never have to worry about getting eaten by a shark.  And I cannot argue with her logic.

But what about the coolness of the water on the skin?  What about experiencing the awesomeness of an afternoon swim?  Maybe a little belly surfing?  If her mind doesn’t change she will never be eaten by a shark, but she will also never experience the greatness of the water.

Listening to her talk got me to thinking about fear in general.  I wonder how many people think like this on other topics.  If I…

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A Surrealistic Pillow

Tears are running
They’re all running down your dress
And your friends, baby
They treat you like a guest

Jefferson Airplane-Somebody to Love
Community Audio

First posted 2/01/2016

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