Saturday, May 23, 2015

back to the Jewel


These look like bad seats, but we both had our radios and we could see
everything clearly and the sun did come out. Yes, we swept the Dodgers
(again) and our beloved Giants are on some sort of unexpected winning
streak currently. The man below in the black t-shirt was eating something
icky out of a black batting helmet and that proves that even Giants fans can
exhibit bad taste from time to time.

Friday, May 22, 2015

on the way

the #10 Townsend

so much to see

Currently we hear from many people over thirty that SF has "lost its soul" and
I say to them, take a Muni bus, there is still a LOT of soul here in my
city. Yesterday I took the bus to/fro the ballpark and met Ginger for coffee
before a wonderful game. We swept (!) the Dodgers this series and it was
a really great pitchers' duel with Mad Bum and Kate Capshaw. More
about that tomorrow with pix...

Thursday, May 21, 2015

a sandy burial

the second of three dead whales

the back of the Blogmaid 
We met at the Chit Chat Cafe yesterday and then walked with adorable
Sabine down to watch the whale burial in Pathetica. They had buried
whale #1 the day before and now they need to get down to Half Moon
Bay for the third dead whale. It's discomforting, no? But so nice to
have some real time with the Blogmaid and her Blogdog. (And two
lattes each, plus cookies for the 4-legged wonder.)

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

back to the sea

I neglected to show you this San Diego photo of a long, thin submarine.
It's hard to picture people living inside of this thing for extended periods
of time, isn't it? Thank you for such a great vaca, Tanya!

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

at the Juseum


On Saturday we visited the Contemporary Jewish Museum and enjoyed
this exhibit about books and the famous people who love (and donated)
their favorite for this show. Nicely done. Then we had lunch with our
friend Carlini across the street at the Buckhorn Grill. He has signed a lease
for two more years on his apartment in Walnut Creek and that makes us
very happy as he tends to move around a lot. Army brat. We love that he
is back in our life.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Joe, Heath and Coffee

the ceramics

Blue Bottle

My museum friend Joe is off to Morocco, so he suggested we have coffee
here on 18th Street to say goodbye. The highly successful Blue Bottle
Coffee place is located right inside Heath Ceramics, a store I love immensely.
So, after my SPCA shift I walked down here and we had a delighful
time catching up on just about everything. Joe lives in Hayes Valley, but
he is enthralled with MY nabe and points out so many things that I take
for granted on a daily basis. Joe is an artist, so it all makes sense.


Sunday, May 17, 2015

back to the 1980's

Thank you to the Fevered Brain for recommending this fabulous PRIDE
film on DVD from the Flix®. It's the true story of the coal miners' strike
in Wales and how the gays and lesbians fought and raised money for them
and, along the way, changed the fears and minds of these small town folk.
Heartwarming, sad and fun too.