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Greece, debt and the European Bailout – How it affected me in S.F.

Before I get into how it affected me let’s do a quick recap of what is happening right now. I also prefer to keep it very simple. Greece owes a lot of money and they cannot pay it. This means they have to cut a lot of public services and since a VERY LARGE portion […]

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Johnnie Walker Tasting

Just got back from a Johnnie Walker Tasting.  I had never been to a “spirits” tasting before but apparently one can taste many different flavors in Whisky (Spelled the proper way) just like the way we can with wine.  I got the invite from Netparty which I had apparently signed up for once upon a […]

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San Francisco – The Tenderloin – NY Times Article

The New York Times ran the article “San Francisco’s Unlikely Tourist Stop – The Tenderloin,” yesterday and as this neighborhood is about 5 blocks from me I really had the urge to comment. The Tenderloin in short is the most run down area of San Francisco.  It is also unfortunately the first view of the […]

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Strikes, Jury Duty, Whiskey and an Obama Protest

An unusual Friday morning in San Francisco. Strikes, Jury Duty, Whiskey, Obama Protests, Cardboard People and a Pug

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Cherry Blossoms in Union Square

Passing through Union Square as I do most days saw that the Cherry Blossoms are in bloom In Japan we would always go the park at this time of year for Hanami (花見). The event is pretty much a picnic where you eat snacks, drink sake and look at the blossoms. The blooms are only […]