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Throwback Thursday: on the fence

Today’s post was originally published on July 23, 2013:

Today’s post makes me laugh. Why? If you told 12 year old me that one day 35 year old me would be blissfully happy writing a blog post about the typography of signs on fences, I’d probably shake my head and find the nearest math class and REALLY apply myself (that wouldn’t go well. 111 more words


this day in crime history: september 18, 1975

On this date in 1975, heiress-turned-hostage-turned- revolutionary Patty Hearst was arrested by the FBI in San Francisco. And so began her transformation from radical chic to jailhouse geek. 39 more words

True Crime

Drag Queens Battle Facebook Over Names

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina. 774 more words


Urban Forest Master Plan—Where Art Thou? - by Dee Seligman

This article is reprinted with permission from the West Portal Monthly (with minor changes and added emphasis).

We think it’s important that San Francisco save its trees and forests, and expand – not just maintain – its tree canopy cover. 

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Mina Does It: August 4-6

For the first few days of my trip, I spent time relaxing and enjoying the company of my hosts in their very large house- the sort of house that exists all over Portland- full of energetic and perhaps scatterbrained young folks, band  309 more words


An Ocean Filled Day

So, when I first moved here, I didn’t realize how close to the beach I lived. A few days went by and I heard my roomie say on the phone to someone who was coming by to pick up a box of hand written addressed envelopes, (she does calligraphy.) “I live by the beach”. 227 more words