living in sf

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 taking.  I love living in San Francisco, with its natural beauty and creative people that inspire me almost every day.
take what you need

May 27th marks the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge.  There are dozens of celebrations planned by different Bay area groups.
I marvel at the Bridge. It's majestic, it's beautiful.  The views from the Bridge are captivating.  Driving over the Bridge is always a wonderful experience. Yes, even when you are stuck in traffic.  The Bridge is one of the major connectors between San Francisco and Marin (swimming or taking the ferry are also fun options, too!).  How will you celebrate? ...

2425 23rd Street
Once again, we are at that cycle in the San Francisco Real Estate market that arrives every January.  Buyer demand is high, and inventory is very low.  I visited a few open houses on Sunday, and all were packed.  The first, a single family home at 2425 23rd Street in Noe Valley is a 4 bedroom, 3 and 1/2 bath home.  Renovations on this home are tasteful and there is a nice blend of traditional details and practical, contemporary updates.  The open house was packed, and I got...

On a Saturday in August, I will be heading to the Masumoto Farm in Del Ray, south of Fresno to pick peaches.  This has become an annual event.  We head down on Friday, stop at our favorite taco stand along the way, relax poolside in the incredible heat and have a great dinner in the town of Reedley at Uncle Harry's.  What could be better?  Picking peaches at the farm, of course.  When we arrive at the farm on Saturday morning, we attend an orientation to learn more about the peaches...


The debate over public art continues as East Bay knitters express their dislike for public works with a bit of subversive knitting.  I love the Bay Area, we protest just about everything and we think of innovative ways of doing it.  In the last few weeks, masked East Bay knitters have converted their stash (those left over balls of yarn, and those purchased with a project in mind, but not yet knit) and created a cover for the "T" in the Here There statue that graces the Berkeley...

Stylish and Elegant Mission Dolores Condo
3 Bedrooms 1.25 Baths Stylish Eat in Kitchen Formal Dining Room 2 Fireplaces 2 Gardens Spacious rooms Abundant storage Beautiful Edwardian Details Convenient, central location Close to transportation

Beautiful and elegant, this spacious condominium has a wonderful floorplan, great light and all the charming details, built-ins and character of a San Francisco Edwardian home. The kitchen and baths of this top-floor condo have been updated with a sense of style and sophistication. The amazing double bay windows flood the home with warmth and light. The rooms in the property are ample and the space is inviting. The two units in the building share gardens, both front and back. There is incredible storage, both individual spaces and common area space, including a large workshop. Walk score of 95, and close to BART, the J-Church, busses and City Share locations. Sellers have one year of leased parking, if you need it! Must see!

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