Farewell, San Francisco

A couple weeks ago, I left San Francisco, my home for the last six years and went to work in Palo Alto. When I arrived, I realized my new house in Menlo Park was only a couple miles away and I was already home. This University Avenue in Palo Alto is now the center of …

San Francisco: The cool, grey city of love

When people ask me, “where are you from?” and I answer “I was born and raised in the Bay Area.”, they’re usually surprised that they’ve encountered a native. But if you were born here, why would you ever leave? I’ve been spoiled by the beautiful buildings and architecture, the eclectic cultural activity, the liberalness and …

Just Playin’…

Sorcha says, “I’m just playin’, so don’t take the biting and barking as aggression because if we get in a fight, well, I don’t know how to fight, so you’re going to kick my butt and it’s going to hurt and I don’t want to hurt, so I’d rather you just realize now that I’m …

Golden Gate Park

It’s a beautiful day for a bike ride through Golden Gate Park. The trees are covered in pink and white flowers at this time of year. Don’t forget to stop at Park Chalet for a drink in the back garden.

Miette

There’s an adorable little store in Hayes Valley that sells too-good-to-eat treats. I love visiting Miette and can’t leave without something for the sweet tooth. I took home a few cupcakes and a chocolate bar that contributed to my homework assignment.