Gumps is Closing Forever

It is with a sad heart (one can leave their heart in so many wonderful places in San Francisco) that I received the news that Gumps is closing, as in, they are going out of business. The store has been a Union Square destination shopping spot since the 1890s. I was thrilled to go in…

Hints of History

You can still see the existing interior of the City of Paris department store, especially at dusk when the pillars that support the dome are illuminated. Glass and steel are fine, but the building that now houses Neiman Marcus is no match to the old classic department store that once stood on the corner of…

So Nice to be Liked!

I love how WordPress is so encouraging of milestones. I have now received over 100 likes! Thanks.

Umbrellas on Union Square

We finally have rain in San Francisco. Hallelujah. A little rain never stopped a bit of shopping in the city. And a bit of shooting photos out the window from my day job is always entertaining. I am hoping for a lot more rain this October through May. Last year’s El Nino was not very…