Tag Archives: San Francisco CA

EXCLUSION: The Presidio’s Role in World War II Japanese American Incarceration

2017 was the seventy-fifth anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066, which was what I thought forced the removal and incarceration of 120,000 West Coast Japanese Americans. I would be the first to admit my knowledge is incomplete … Continue reading

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Mt. Sutro

Between two houses on Stanyan Street in San Francisco we took a set of stairs and suddenly found ourselves in a forest! We followed a trail that wound around beneath a canopy of eucalyptus, eventually popping out in a meadow … Continue reading

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Movie Night!

Er, I mean film… with music …uh score performed live by the San Francisco Symphony! I’m not sure who gets to decide what is shown or how they decide – since I found out about this series last year and … Continue reading

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Milkbomb Ice Cream

I would have called it Sugarbomb, but then that’s probably why I don’t get paid to name things… so anyway, I didn’t see anything about where the name came from, and didn’t think to ask – I was more focused … Continue reading

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IONTW – December 3, 2017

the sands of seriffe a good thing to keep clear about which is which vegetable and plant embroideries, paper food more paper (although, alas for me, in Albany NY) Strathmore Paper is showing 100 years of sample and sales books. … Continue reading

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Museum of Ice Cream

Who am I and what have I done with the myself who doesn’t go for The Next Big Thing? Who doesn’t Believe the Hype… And I can’t even remember how I first heard about the Museum of Ice Cream. Probably … Continue reading

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IONTW – September 10, 2017

Advice from a Food Desert. There’s a word for That. An incredibly specific one that you’ll probably never actually seriously use, but there’s a word. Be nice to your houseplants! Me. You. Us. Whose story is it? So much going … Continue reading

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SF MOMA etc.

One could go to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and keep pretty busy without even looking at much art, or at least that’s how I felt about the building and the spaces it creates, both interior and exterior. … Continue reading

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Alexander Calder

I was feeling pretty full after the Matisse/Diebenkorn exhibit, but there’s always the feeling of well, I’m here… (and I paid the admission fee) so I may as well look around some more… the tower and bridge was a nice … Continue reading

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SF MOMA tower and bridge

Although I’d seen and admired the distinctive angle cut cylinder (which, maybe there’s a more official name/title for all or part of this but I can’t seem to find it) in the facade of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, … Continue reading

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