Category Archives: Food and neighborhoods

Small town, big sky

Well, I was born in a small town. And before you rip me for ripping Mellencamp, know that I wasn’t even thinking of him when I had the idea for this post. But digging even deeper, were you yourself born … Continue reading

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Ilse Crawford

With attributions to the Wall Street Journal, who profiled this designer in their weekend edition of November 1-2: The quickest way to make your home relaxing is to turn down the lights and open a few bottles of wine. The … Continue reading

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Going to Mordor

The art of travel involves many things. Chief among them is a desire for adventure and a lack of fear of getting lost. Before Frodo set out on his journey from the Shire, he already had a taste for adventure. … Continue reading

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The Gaggle Grows

My friend the Glassmaker is in town for a while having reconstruction fun performed on her knee, again. The first time she was out here for such surgery the country was still reeling from the financial crisis and San Francisco … Continue reading

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Ghosts of restaurants past

Every city, if not every town, has a place to eat enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. The more notorious ones are off the beaten track. Personalities like Guy Fieri have made a living out of discovering and promoting these. … Continue reading

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Sightlines

When we look up, we don’t really see the sky. We’ll look at say, a plane, or the clouds. But it’s typically only dizzy kids or lovers lying head-a-head in a grassy park who look only at the sky, the … Continue reading

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Gate B, San Francisco Ferry Terminal

One o’clock Saturday afternoon at the Ferry Building. I arrived here on my trusty Koga, two thirds of the way through my morning ride via St. Francis Wood, GG Park, Ocean Beach, Land’s End, Sea Cliff, Crissy Field and Fisherman … Continue reading

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Suddenly I understand

What the issue is in feeding a college student. Or even a post-teen. Or let’s just say it; anyone who can eat all the things that I dare not to eat for fear of ending up an example for a … Continue reading

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Hazy Skies

Woke early this Saturday morning. Still feeling unsettled I prepped the old road bicycle and set off for Ocean Beach. Even though it’s cool out, I’m warm since I’m wearing arms and long pants. On the Great Highway traffic was … Continue reading

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Walking through Foodie Gulch

It isn’t often you witness a neighborhood evolve before your eyes without the benefit of a cataclysm to put it into motion. Tornadoes, earthquakes or floods change the landscape so rapidly that evolution is thrust upon the residents, be they … Continue reading

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