It has been a decade or so since I first read this book. I’ve been meaning to re-read it for the past couple of years as I remembered it had some interesting information that I wanted to highlight and record in this journal and hadn’t done so before. This atlas shows San Francisco in times…… Continue reading Infinite City – A San Francisco Atlas
Oracle Open World week
Before I get into how it affected me let’s do a quick recap of what is happening right now. I also prefer to keep it very simple. Greece owes a lot of money and they cannot pay it. This means they have to cut a lot of public services and since a VERY LARGE portion…… Continue reading Greece, debt and the European Bailout – How it affected me in S.F.
Just got back from a Johnnie Walker Tasting. I had never been to a “spirits” tasting before but apparently one can taste many different flavors in Whisky (Spelled the proper way) just like the way we can with wine. I got the invite from Netparty which I had apparently signed up for once upon a…… Continue reading Johnnie Walker Tasting
The New York Times ran the article “San Francisco’s Unlikely Tourist Stop – The Tenderloin,” yesterday and as this neighborhood is about 5 blocks from me I really had the urge to comment. The Tenderloin in short is the most run down area of San Francisco. It is also unfortunately the first view of the…… Continue reading San Francisco – The Tenderloin – NY Times Article
An unusual Friday morning in San Francisco. Strikes, Jury Duty, Whiskey, Obama Protests, Cardboard People and a Pug
Passing through Union Square as I do most days saw that the Cherry Blossoms are in bloom No picnics going on in Union Square but there is the weekly Art show and plenty of tourists! — Post From My iPhone Location:Post St,San Francisco,United States
Then I found the Commonwealth Club. This is a non-partisan forum which features internationally renowned speakers and makes them accessible to the general public! My first thought was that I did not have the influence to attend such events and that they were only for the elite. I was wrong.