Archive for the ‘living’ Category

Like a vulture, I scavenged the city…

Posted on February 18th, 2009 by win
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in search of all of its eccentricities including its random plaques, emergency fire hose outlets, streetlight control boxes, locksmith signs and sidewalk graffitti.  As random as these items all may seem, a rhyme did in fact play along with the reason we had to find each and every artifact.
Two weekends ago I participated in the [...]

This year I resolve to…

Posted on February 4th, 2009 by win
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And here we begin with the list:

Learn to play the guitar - I’ve recently begun weekly guitar lessons with a hippie-ish mandolin/guitar player who lives in the MIssion district.  I can now successfully play “This Land is our Land” and strum the chords for “Green Day’s - Good Riddance”.
Take up rock-climbing - [...]

Life moves pretty fast…

Posted on December 10th, 2008 by win
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If you forget to blog about it, who’s going to know it ever happened?
I admit I’ve neglected this blog for the past couple weeks.  I apologize to anyone who still reads this and especially Jody, who was the first from the Virginians to keep this lonely expat entertained for an entire weekend.
After a rocky and [...]

Muir Woods and Alcatraz

Posted on November 25th, 2008 by win
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filled up most of our day on Saturday.  We headed out to Muir Woods - about 30 - 45 minute drive from the city - around 10 am or so.  Driving over the Golden Gate Bridge was a surprisingly cool trek.  The clouds covering most of the bridge and the way up ahead definitely created [...]


Posted on November 19th, 2008 by win
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would probably be the best way to describe last weekend - which started with my very first visitor. The first, I hope, of many.
Jody came on Thursday night. It was really nice to see someone from home - I almost missed it a little less. So when I met up with her [...]

My little apartment in San Francisco…

Posted on October 16th, 2008 by win
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via video..ooohhhhhh
Thanks for watching.