Internationality of San Francisco City

Last night I had a few friends over to my new place and it was an interesting group, because in addition to being my friends, they were from many parts of the world. Amazingly, for being in America, Americans were in the minority. We had Bosnian, Macedonian, Danish, Irish, and Russian people all under one … Continue reading "Internationality of San Francisco City"... >>

Crazy waiters ain’t just from France

So last evening, as I was taking a stroll up Stockton Street at the boundary where Italy and China start colliding into each other, I saw two distinguished gentlemen walking from a restaurant towards their car. While I wasn’t in on the whole conversation, there was something to the effect of perplexity over the meal … Continue reading "Crazy waiters ain’t just from France"... >>

Why does this water vapor get a bad rap?

I’ve heard a lot of people complain about the fog here in SF. I guess if you’re really not a fog person, then it could really get to you. But, if that’s the case, then you probably shouldn’t be here in the first place, or at least move to Berkeley, which has the same weather, … Continue reading "Why does this water vapor get a bad rap?"... >>

Goodbye East Bay, Hello City

I was a proud proud East Bay resident ever since I arrived in the SF Bay Area in the fall of 1998. There were trees there! Trees! The floral attributes of Berkeley were a great transition for a rural country boy like me (not Midwest rural, just the Sacramento Valley rural.) I was happy, but … Continue reading "Goodbye East Bay, Hello City"... >>