Millennium Tower Christmas Tree

Wandering the city at night, a sign of humanity above winks above the MUNI bus, catching my eye. The Salesforce tower is to my right, climbing massively and ever ploddingly into the sky.  This is the changing skyline of Mission Street, easily seen from the Bay Bridge toll plaza. Obscured by fog at its very…

Merry Christmas from Market Street

Merry Christmas! I feel I have neglected my post (pun intended) as of late, but I am recharging for a more concentrated effort in the year to come. Other writings have taken up my time and energy, and I feel the loss from not spending more time here on WordPress.  A lot more written posts…

Don’t Call it Frisco

We don’t call it Frisco. We don’t call it that, claimed Herb Caen, out of respect for the saint the City was named for. We don’t call it 7×7. That’s a magazine title. We sure don’t  call it Shaky Town, that’s too obvious. The Golden Gate City? Haven’t heard that one, but it’s better than…