Category Archives: San Francisco

Later On We’ll Perspire, As We Sit By The Fire…No That’s Not Right

There is a Taco Bell commercial on TV that causes me to chuckle every time it plays. The commercial is pretty lame as it advertises a new rolled chicken taco. Lame aside, as many times as it has run, I … Continue reading

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San Francisco Giants Win The World Series

San Francisco, you are the World Series champions! With this grand accomplishment, I am reminded of two things I deeply cherish: A belief that “Baseball is an allegorical play about America, a poetic, complex, and subtle play of courage, fear, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mr. McKuen!

In 1966, I moved from my little valley town to the San Francisco Bay Area. The fountainhead of creativity, freedom, revolution. In all ways of expression, I was there; red bandanna, blue work shirt, threadbare jeans, sandals, guitar, bicycle. In … Continue reading

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A Corner Turned

First year of college behind me, I was ready to head over the mountains to San Francisco, the promised land for someone who needed to kick valley home dust off her sandals.  It was June, 1966, and I could not wait … Continue reading

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