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A perfect day in San Francisco: or, what to do with your one day in the city, Part I

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The editors of KQED’s Pop blog recently asked coworkers what they would do on a hypothetical last day in San Francisco. It’s a fun exercise, and the station’s staff offered up lots of great suggestions on food, drink and shopping. But when I thought about my own perfect day, it had more to do with the enduring physical aspects of the city that made me fall in love on my first visits – walking its streets, climbing its hills and wandering its neighborhoods, and taking in all the sights and sounds with choice stops along the way. Continue reading A perfect day in San Francisco: or, what to do with your one day in the city, Part I

Holiday in the Bay Area

I’ve just now peaked above the surface to see what’s going on in the world and realized we’re half-way through the month of December, with Christmas  ‘yikes!’ just around the corner. That’s two weeks of Christmas stuff gone by, which would’ve been more if not for hearing ‘Baby it’s Cold Outside’ for the 50th time (that’s how long it takes to drill something into my brain). I did get a chance to see Rudolph though, twice, somewhat distractedly, and with the magic of dvd technology I can fill every second of spare time from here to day one with nothing but Christmas classics. Which I might do. Rudolph is awesome. Continue reading Holiday in the Bay Area