Tag Archives: San Francisco

TODAY IS A GOOD DAY

Seven weeks. That’s forty-nine days or one-thousand-one-hundred-seventy-six hours since my last post. When I began blogging nearly three years ago, my intention was to post once a week with an occasional lapse only due to post adventure maladies, jelly-fish stings, or extended bouts … Continue reading

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SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW…

That’s where you’d have found us on a recent midsummer’s Sunday. Although, since the pre-requisite tornado was off wreaking havoc somewhere else in the world, my sister, niece, a friend and I had to find another magical form of transportation to … Continue reading

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HE KNOWS WHEN YOU’VE BEEN NAUTICAL OR NICE

Sure enough—he was the real deal. And who did he think he was fooling with those shades? Certainly, not me. Incognito on a wind still summer’s afternoon—that’s what he was—a living, breathing, incognito San Francisco treat. But a cable car … Continue reading

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ISN’T IT ICONIC?

“Grandfather, I have been searching for you all day,” the young Miwok said, stumbling upon his tribe’s Shaman. From a distance, the old man looked like a stone replica of himself—standing tall and powerful, as he was meant to be. The … Continue reading

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BFFD – A Pet Peeve

“Even you, Sir Richard Branson? You should be ashamed of yourself!” was my first thought, as I took my seat on Tuesday night’s Virgin America red-eye flight from San Francisco to Florida. I even mentioned it out loud. “Looks like … Continue reading

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Illumination

The sun shows her face for only a moment, illuminating the way home, pointing out that we always have a choice…

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STONES FROM THE RECTUM—A Tail of Adventure

“No. We already have a dog. One is enough,” I said. Once, twice, a quadrillion times. It wasn’t even the kids asking anymore. It was Ronald, my hubby dearest. I thought of suggesting he go get himself a fish if … Continue reading

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