Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Burn, Baffs, Burn

The Human met some friends at the Cliff House, a notable tourist trap, 
but still not bad for an early weeknight dinner. While they ate, I lounged
about outside and kept my eye on the ruins of the Sutro Baffs
which burned down in 1966, almost fifty years ago. 
How can baffs burn down? I don't get it. Well, no loss, surely. 
They can't have been any use to Kitties.

24 comments:

  1. eeek - water. Perhaps we should send Sampo to investigate.

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  2. We're kinda glad they burned. MOL!

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  3. um...maybe kitties burned it down!

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  4. You look lovely against that scenery there Spitty

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  5. We had to ask Mommy to google Sutro Baffs. Why would they build a swimming pool right next to the largest swimming pool? Hmmmm.

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  6. whoa! you didn't go inside? our human say the shrimp salad isn't bad :)

    emma and buster

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  7. My human photographed a heavy metal band called Dark Angel in the 1980s at those baths! The photos are still around somewhere - they came out pretty nicely.

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  8. MOL, I get the implication, if it's not for the kitty, it may as well not exist, right!

    Star says: Water baffs... Ugh, what are those humans thinking? Speaking of baffs... Feeling the need for a good ear licking? Purrrrrr

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  9. We think it looks like a good sniffing place, but we are dogs. Lee and Phod

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  10. Tell you what, getting the ToeHawk baff was VERY nice. Hope you didn't have to pick your reefs.

    A Viceroyship for me would be very nice. I didn't think about Queen Nellie. Of course I can be a Viceroy! xxooxx

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  11. Gosh...that's a lot of water...I can totally understand why those baffs were burned down....BAD baffs.....BAD!!!

    Kitty Hugs, Sammy

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  12. Did they not save you any snacks :) xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

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  13. Oh..That's where the Suro Baffs are! Mom wants to go see...but I won't be coming along..No water baff for me thank you very much! Can I come join you Spitty...we can count dust bunnies together...heh...heh

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  14. THAT looks like a great place to lose Kozmo!!!!
    Kisses
    Nellie

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  15. We have no idea how those baffs could have burned down, Spitty. But we kittehs say "good riddance!"

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  16. Mebbe the baffs used some liquid other than water. Something that burns, like dry-cleaning fluid (although we dont understand how theres a dry fluid)...

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  17. You know... I think ol' peepers read 'bout that place in a book once. A book that takes place kind of near where you live.

    Purrs,
    Nissy

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  18. Mum says it looks lovely there, but I can't see what he big attraction is.

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  19. Mom says she can't believe the Cliff House still exists. She says it was old when she was a kid. That is a great photo Spitty, especially as you are in it. Purrs and hugs, Lily Olivia, Misty May, Mauricio, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

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  20. *shudder*
    don stand (or flop, as it were) so close, Spitty! you don't want to fall in. Also - what kind of Tourist Spot is that? Fire? Water? what else they got, little childrens who pull tails? Sounds like a new level on Dante's InBafferno, if you ask me. Hope you are going home soonsies.

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  21. Spitty we think you got the best end of that deal!!

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  22. That is weird, Spitty...baffs that burn.

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  23. Shouldn't that read Burn Baby Burn, or something like that. Did you set those baths on fire, Spitty? Did you? Did you see the job I did on TW's arm?

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