Living in San Francisco

I had the pleasure of seeing the goats on Cortland Street in Bernal Heights today.  Oreo and her son, Double Stuff, that is.  Oreo, a former neighbor of mine, is usually off at work--in the Presidion or some other city park or open space that needs grooming.  They were in the front of Good Life Grocery today, munching on romaine lettuce, cardboard and paper.
 
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As I rounded the corner from California Street onto Pierce Street yesterday, I was delighted to see my neighbor (to the office), Connie, out tending to her succulent garden.  Connie has maintained a beautiful garden in raised beds around the trees.  Her interest in succulents has led her to active involvement in the San Francisco Succulent and Cactus Society and her gardening has createdRead More


I recently completed my first open water swim.  That is, the first open water, out of cove swim, meaning my first swim outside of the safety of San Francisco's Aquatic Park.  The swim was about a mile, from Gas House cove, the area right behind Green's restaurant at Fort Mason back to the beach between the Dolphin Club and the South End Club at Aquatic Park.  My swim was evidently muchRead More

Spotlight in Living in San Francisco

Infinite City: An Extraordinary Gem
   I took a break on Tuesday from Brokers' Tour, and found myself on Clement Street.  A quick lunch at Burma Super Star, one of my favorite restaurants in the city (although I don't...
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