“There’s my blackness!” Jay would bellow when she saw Enzo in the apartment hallways, in our apartments, out in the park, on the way to the grocery store, out by the turtles. It didn’t matter. Her boisterous, joyous voice would fill up the space and elevate the energy of any place. Enzo and Lily would […]
By the way, we moved to Oregon.
Hey, y’all, We hope y’all had a great 2017. It was weird not being at home for any of the Christmas holiday. Something felt a touch out of place. But, we kept moving and made sure to enjoy who was around – and go to a coffee shop that made change with $2 bills before […]
Where to find the Altamont Free Concert host location
I pride myself on knowing more than my friends do about the 1960s British Invasion. The era is still my go-to music when I need a pick-me-up. That said, in the short time we had to research our new home in Bay Area before we were on the road this way, it never registered that […]
Allergies for new Bay Area Residents within 3 years of moving here? It happened to us, too. But…
One of the things we were told to prepare for when moving from Chicago to San Francisco was that we were going to develop allergies within three years, but that we’d adjust. We had doctors tell us that, friends tell us that, blogs tell us that… But we dismissed the warnings because we thought we […]
Holy shit, I just turned off NBA playoff basketball.
Holy shit, I just turned off NBA playoff basketball. I don’t ever do that when the Bulls are in it, especially when they have a series lead on LeBron and definitely never on the day after an incredible buzzer-beater. At least, I never have before unless we had to get to dinner with the OldOld […]
First warn your family about the homeless epidemic before taking them to downtown San Francisco
Powell St. station. Dublin / Pleasanton Westbound home. Two trains short of the drunk train. At least, that’s what we called the last South Shore train back home. We met up with Katie’s father for dinner just off the Embarcadero. He’s in town for a lawyer conference. We had quite the exceptional time with him. […]