Tag Archives: San Francisco

November 27

A Cold Morning in San Francisco

From a wonderful Thanksgiving with friends to a freezing morning in the Bay. Today I woke up to my pit bull Max snuggled and snoring under my covers and my tabby cat Zoe purring by my head. We were all terribly cold, but trying to keep each other warm. I know, the rest of the […]

March 15

Hiking the Cliffs of San Francisco

Today my friends and I hiked the cliffs of San Francisco. We took a short hike then had a picnic on a large landing spot along the California coastal trail. We explored Fort Cronkhite and Rodeo Beach. In terms of natural splendor so close to the City, this place is unsurpassed. There’s lots of WWII […]

February 19

Ordering Coffee in San Francisco

  Recently, my blog has been the forum for a lot of serious discussion. I also am a fan and student of humor. This video captures what it is like to order coffee in San Francisco. To note, all that work and he ruins it by putting the coffee into a paper cup.

August 31

San Francisco, the NEMA Building, and the Paris Salons of the 19th Century

The NEMA Building. Is San Francisco the new Paris of the 19th century? The new Versailles? If you hangout at the NEMA Building it would seem so. NEMA, also known as Tenth and Market, is a 754-unit residential apartment complex in the Mid-Market neighborhood of San Francisco. Tech-savvy and design-driven, NEMA is a next generation luxury […]

August 22

‘Bone’ Appétit! California To Permit Outdoor Dining With Dogs

April 21

GLAAD Flashback Moment: Kim Cattrall Receives Golden Gate Award

In 2011, Kim Cattrall was honored at the 22nd GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco. For six years, she played a “gay man” on “Sex and the City.” GLAAD gave Kim the Golden Gate Award, which is presented to media professionals who, through their work, have increased the visibility and understanding of the LGBT community. […]

April 20

The Hunky Jesus Contest of Golden Gate Park

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are celebrating their 35th year of the “Hunky Jesus” contest. Every Easter, happy crowds attend the costume competition to see the sexy side of Jesus. The contest includes people who take the look of “our lord and savior” and transform it into “our lord and sexy.” Gay, straight, transgender… you name it… […]

March 15

24 Straight Hours of Nelly’s “Hot in Herre”

For 18 hours, Latino Mix 105.7 has been playing Nelly’s “Hot in Herre.” The stunt promotion is part of the format change for the radio station. Stunt promotions are not a new thing. In July, a new Toronto radio station, Indie88, tested out its long-dormant FM signal by playing Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” […]

March 07

Pound It

Better than a high five. Two people both call something, They pound it. Fist together. “Told ya the cops would come.” “Yup… pound it.”

March 03

City View: San Francisco

San Francisco (Spanish for “Saint Francis”) was founded on June 29, 1776, when colonists from Spain established a fort at the Golden Gate and a mission named for St. Francis of Assisi a few miles away. San Francisco isn’t like other cities. It’s only 7-by-7 miles, making it America’s tiny urban treasure. San Francisco embodies […]