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Real Toads - "Watch the Corners"

For Marian’s Prompt over at Real Toads: http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/2017/07/watch-corners.html

By the time I got to Woodstock…”

“turn on, tune in, drop out” Timothy Leary, 1967… 189 more words

Musings

The Diggers


“There is a great deal to be silent about” by Emmett Grogan, 4/11/1969.
“The Diggers were a radical community-action group of activists and Street Theatre… 108 more words

Counterculture

Raptor Releases New Double-Single: Ultraviolet and Haight Street

Raptor

Ultraviolet/Haight Street

Talented bluesy psych-rock trio Raptor return with this new double-single and fans of the band are in for a treat with both songs on this release showing off that Raptor swagger to its full effect. 252 more words

The Music Lowdown

June 19th: Back to the Bay for Father's Day in the Haight

Caroline and I returned from the Netherlands on Friday, so we had the Father’s Day Weekend to recover from jetlag:

I hit a funk of sorts, which coincided with an oppressive heat which was so intolerable that we escaped into the city yesterday, to visit the… 377 more words

Apartheid London: social cleansing ruined the minestrone streets I grew up in

Notting Hill Carnival in 1975: ‘Co-existence was spontaneous, 
obvious, organic to the area.’ 
Photograph: John Hannah/Rex/Shutterstock

18 June 2017 | Ed Vulliamy | The Observer… 371 more words

Memorial Day Weekend in San Francisco

When there is a long weekend, especially a holiday weekend offered, there is no way I am turning it down for a chance to travel. So with Chandler’s 30th and holiday weekend combined it was a no brainer to pick a destination. 1,675 more words

Alcatraz

Your Journey To The Summer of Love, Peace and Baseball

This month marks the 50th anniversary of The Summer of Love. Should your Stadium Journey guide you on a magical trip toward peace, love and baseball, then you’ll want to take a journey toward The Bay Area. 605 more words