Voyager Journal — flora

The Devil's Teeth

Devil's Teeth ecology Farallon Islands Farallones fauna flora history Inspiration local Nature ocean preservation Rebecca Solnit Robert Talbot San Francisco Susan Casey sustainable

Just 30 miles outside the Golden Gate, many San Franciscans don't even realize they are there. I had never heard of them until my landlady's son made mention of them. He told us that on clear days they were visible from our house on the hill, our castle in the sky, here in the Excelsior district. But as it was August and we were in the midst of full-on foggy season, I had to wait to catch a glimpse... From the first time I spied them, they totally captured my imagination. I could easily and readily see myself living out...

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All Encompassing: Revolver's very own Julia Lemke

2012 desert design flora Gold Rush Inspiration Julia Lemke Nature photography San Francisco

We are incredibly lucky to have amongst us at Revolver and Voyager some supremely talented and inspiring individuals. One such person is the always lovely and hardworking Julia Lemke. Julia has recently launched her new website and both Voyager and Revolver carry her jewelry and plant wares under her imprint Auger + Ore. Swing by to check out the goods and read on to learn about what Julia does. When did you realize that design was what you wanted to do? What lead you to this discovery? I think I’ve always known I wanted to do some sort of design,...

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Seasonal Confusion

flora Sakura San Francisco seasons weather

It has been an incredibly unusual winter in San Francisco, mirroring reports of strange weather phenomena the world over. There's been an abundance of mild, sunny days and virtually little of the typical wind and rain. But seasonal confusion seems to be no new trend amongst San Franciscan locals. How often have you overheard someone announce how chilly it is, just to hear the next person remark how delightfully warm the weather's been? Or maybe you've spotted someone walking down the street wearing both a parka and flip flops. It's not uncommon and makes for good jokes, like our favorite...

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