Monthly Archives: February 2014

February 18

Good morning San Francisco

February 17

“Dinner for 12 Strangers”

For over 45 years, from Beijing to Paris, UCLA Bruins have held and participated in “Dinner for 12 Strangers.” Hosts open their homes to students, faculty, and alumni for great food, conversation and uniting a community of Bruins worldwide. For 3 years, I have hosted a dinner at my house. It is an annual tradition […]

February 05

Wish List: Things I Wish Were Real

Things I wish I were real: 1) Ewoks 2) Music montages 3) 1990’s tech from films 4) Hogwarts 5) Aston Martin DB5 as in “Goldfinger.”

February 03

The Most Powerful Sense

It has been said that scent is the most powerful sense. It can bring you back to a time, a place. For instance, when I smell menthol lights and brisket I think of my grandmother’s house. For me, scent is surpassed by another sense. Hearing. Whenever I hear a song, a voice, an auditory stimulation […]

February 02

A Radical Plan to Eliminate Dog-Friendly Areas in SF

Dog owners: The Golden Gate National Recreation Area has an extreme plan to eliminate dog walking in areas of Fort Funston, Crissy Field, Ocean Beach, Muir Beach, and Marin Headlands. 50% of San Francisco homes have dogs, yet few people in San Francisco know about this impeding ban. Let’s keep the Bay Area dog friendly. […]

February 01

Battle of the Hollywood Cars – DeLorean vs KITT vs General Lee

Tanner, Rutledge and Adam construct replicas of their favorite Hollywood cars (Tanner: a Nissan 200SX disguised as the DeLorean time machine from the Back to the Future films; Rutledge: a 1995 Pontiac Trans Am disguised as KITT, from KnightRider; Adam: a 1973 Plymouth Duster disguised as The General Lee, from The Dukes of Hazzard) and […]