Stuff I Saw Recently: Sunrise Edition

“…as the seasons roll on by.” Now that we’re half way through summer, the days are getting shorter and I’m starting to see the sunrise again each morning, as I wait for the ferry. Last Wednesday there was a crazy reflection of the rising sun off of some of the buildings in San Francisco. The…Continue reading Stuff I Saw Recently: Sunrise Edition

Life in Mayberry By The Bay: Holidays Edition

One of the charms of living in Alameda is that folks here like to decorate for the holidays. Not just Christmas, though most every street will have at least one befestivated house (and there is Christmas Tree Lane). Alamedans also like to go all out for Halloween, and some households will just do a mash-up…Continue reading Life in Mayberry By The Bay: Holidays Edition

On Her 80th Birthday, A Tribute To The Golden Gate Bridge

For most of us, it is nearly impossible to envision the Golden Gate–that area of the San Francisco Bay where it joins up with the Pacific Ocean–without the majestic presence of the Golden Gate Bridge (the bridge took her name from the location, not the other way around). Still, it just seems like she was…Continue reading On Her 80th Birthday, A Tribute To The Golden Gate Bridge