I have a poetry persona named Tin Can. She is made of Campbell's Tomato Soup and likes to rap and read scary stories. ∙ Last Friday Tin Can went to Oakland and performed at Quiet Lightning. ∙ This is how it went down. The name of the...―
Sick of high-paid tech employees driving up rent prices, protestors in San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood held a “Anti-Gentrification Block Party” and beat on a Google bus piñata before cops broke up the crowd. The area...―
Sometimes Andy and I find ourselves driving just for the sake of driving. The Bay Are is especially good for that. I also think we have our best conversations when we are driving. Back when Andy and I lived in a group house the only place we truly...―
This Strong-Arms-Saturday is brought to you by Alcatraz Island. Alcatraz was such a fun Saturday adventure. We were lucky to go on a particularly beautiful, yet windy day. It was fun to explore the gardens on the island along with the views and of...―
As I wrote in Part 1, I took the opportunity of having a week off between jobs to do some exploring and signed up with Wok Wiz Chinatown Walking Tour to check out this special part of San Francisco. In the last post, I shared some of the spots I...―
I took the week off between jobs to play tourist in San Francisco and Sacramento (more on that later). I had such a great experience visiting Haight-Ashbury last November that when I starting planning what I wanted to do I immediately looked to ...―
A few weeks back my friend Heather brought me to the San Francisco premier of the Disposable Film Festival at our venerable Castro Theater. I didn’t know much about the event but I immediately accepted because Heather’s totally cool ...―
I've been busy with things around here. I've only had a few days free to workout. I worked out last Monday. I ran a 5k outside (in the awful heat). As I was coming to the end, I think this kid on his bike (with a bunch of other kids) could see the...―
I had dinner last night in a San Francisco version of a French restaurant. By “version” I am referring to the way San Francisco “interprets” food from other places and makes it its own. This is one of the things I love ...―
British discus thrower Lawrence Okoye wasn't taken in the NFL draft, but says he'll pursue his American football dream by signing as an undrafted free agent with the San Francisco 49ers. Posts Related to UK Olympian Okoye says he'll sign with ...―
I love having raw quick things in the fridge for snacks. Want something sweet? It’s ...
The time is upon us to be tan and fit. I love this time of year. The best way to get ...
Crock pot cooking is perfect for anyone on the go go go! Well here is a great dinner that ...