Tags » Haight-Ashbury

Music has gotten too loud

Music is too loud these days.  I played an early gig at a bar in the Haight and after we were off there was a band with a singer, sax, trumpet, hammond organ, bass, and drums.   44 more words

San Francisco 12.17.16

The thing about spending a weekend away in a new city is that you can barely scratch the surface. What I love so much about traveling to new places is the opening of all of my senses and the openness of perception, unmarred by memory or habit. 1,357 more words


Acid, incense and data points

CSPAN is great on weekends, it’s all history, with lots of historians giving lectures on various topics and, being historians, they tend to be pretty good story tellers. 376 more words

American History


The library on Page Street of the Haight-Ashbury district is stashed with works written by or covering great authors and bands of that area. Inside, one can locate single sections dedicated to the Grateful Dead and Jack Kerouac. 428 more words

Digital Photography

Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Color of Your Skin

It has been more than 50 years since the March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his speech with the famous repeating line “ 713 more words

Charles Manson, Part 1

Every time I think of a cult I think of the Manson Family. There are other, more scary and very real cults out there but the Manson Family always comes to mind. 1,078 more words



Hippie ©maJic

Peace.       ✌️        J 😎