Living in San Francisco

Baykeeper Swim that wasn't
Baykeeper Swim that wasn't
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The San Francisco Bay is one of the things that makes the Bay area awesome, and well, makes the Bay Area what it is! I love being in the Bay as a swimmer (several times a week, rain or shine, all year round), on the ...Read more

take what you need

I was heading past the bulletin board in front of Good Life Grocery on Cortland Ave in Bernal Heights and spotted a flyer that might be of interest to many.

Similar to any offer of services available on a community bulletin board, I loved this offer--available to anyone, just for the ...Read more

Niagra Falling

I attended a performance of Niagra Falling on Saturday evening with a few friends at San Francisco's newest performance venue: the west wall of the Renoir Hotel on the corner of 7th and Market. The dancers performed on the side of the building and on ...Read more

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This morning, listening to KQED , I heard about a great project in San Francisco: individuals areing identify and placing the pieces ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

I was listening to the news last week with half an ear, only to hear about changing census numbers from last year to the previous census in 2000. The result? The number of children, defined as kids from 0 to 17 years has declined in the last ten years in San Francisco. I have been trolling the ...Read more

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There has been significant fanfare recently about the opening of the new terminal 2 at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). I was invited to a party thrown by Virgin American who will be located in that terminal. This amused be because I ...Read more

Connie's Succulents

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 ...Read more

I love exploring San Francisco's neighborhoods and have really been enjoying Rebecca Solnit's Infinite City with its amazing layers of culture, creativity and history. I stumbled on another fantastic ...Read more