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Fleet Week

A weekend filled with boats, planes, & sailors.

Wikipedia’s definition of fleet week (and let’s be honest, ole’ Wikipedia is always right):

Fleet Week is a United States Navy, United States Marine Corps, and United States Coast Guard tradition in which active military ships recently deployed in overseas operations dock in a variety of major cities for one week.

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They can't all be winners

Some people plan every part of their life, some of us are as spontaneous as possible.  Fortunately, we have friends who live life as ad hoc as we do.   504 more words

Backstage on Broadway: Tony-winning Michael Rupert talks journey to 'On the Town'

“New york, New york, it’s a helluva town!:

And ‘On the Town’ is one heck of a musical-comedy.

“It’s a show from 1944,” Michael Rupert, who plays Judge Pitkin, said. 405 more words

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Fleet Week, Family, Friends, & Excessive Ubers

This past weekend was San Francisco’s Fleet Week, which incidentally happened to fall on the same weekend my sister and several other friends had planned on converging in SF for a reunion of sorts.   600 more words

San Francisco: fly balls and flying machines

Thursday 9th October – Saturday 11th October
San Francisco, USA

Our journey from Monterey to San Francisco on Thursday involved a bus to San Jose (the civic heart of Silicon Valley), a short train ride to Emeryville Amtrak station, then a coach and subway to our apartment in the Castro neighbourhood. 566 more words


San Francisco - Day 2 Hayes Valley, Transit Pass & Pier 39

Yesterday I got up early and headed in a north/west direction from my hotel aim for a spot on my map called Hayes Valley, I remembered from from the City Tour it seemed like a funky area and the map showed a shopping precinct which generally includes coffee shops. 636 more words

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