Posts Tagged ‘urban life’

For it is only in company that eating is done justice; food must be divided and distributed if it is to be well received. Walter Benjamin San Francisco is a food lovers gastronomic paradise. Although I haven’t proven the theory, I am sure you can get just about any kind of food in the city […]


For it is only in company that eating is done justice; food must be divided and distributed if it is to be well received. Walter Benjamin San Francisco is a food lovers gastronomic paradise. Although I haven’t proven the theory, I am sure you can get just about any kind of food in the city […]


hosting dinner

16Nov11

Mud Pie This year I decided to host a party for my birthday. I haven’t hosted an adult party at my house since I moved to San Francisco over five years ago. It is one of those things that can be nerve racking because you want to get it right – have the right amount […]


Photo by Amber de Bruin Fall is probably my favorite time of year. My birthday is in October. On the east coast the weather gets crisp and the leaves become golden and red. It leads into the time of gatherings usually centered around food. For me these gatherings are an important time to connect with […]


false dichotomy

01Nov11

Girl Scouts holding a lizard (nature!) at campPhoto by K Williams A week ago my thoughts were all on green. Thursday I attended the Sustainable Industries Economic Forum. The gathering focused on the “Access Economy: an emerging economic development and business model that fosters less consuming, more sharing, and real-time customer feedback”. Saturday I attended […]


Visitacion Valley Library weeks before completion I like my neighborhood. I am pretty sure that a lot of the people who live here would say the same thing. It’s not the busiest or the hot spot where everyone comes; in fact it’s not even on most maps that outsiders see of this fair city. Yet, […]


Lately I have been thinking about the whole set up of nonprofit, community work in light of the the financial times we are in. I have been asking myself how did we get to a state that Wall Street CEOs, who don’t make any tangible product, earn so much more than average workers, then shelter […]