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Sayonara San Francisco

So that’s it – Sayonara San Francisco. This morning I set off into the setting sun- yeah I know. 4 months of being Unemployed But Comfortably Off has been a privilege and I want to say thank you to San … Continue reading

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Alliteration

Less is more is my current eating mantra and so at the South Sea Seafood Restaurant I order two large Dim Sum instead of the rice/noodle splurge thing. The restaurant is markedly different from the standard Irving, which features low-key, … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo Wagon

As I prepare to leave, I feel I have to thank the good folks of Wells Fargo Bank. I use the branch on Haight and going there is always a pleasure. Previously banks have always irritated me.  I give them … Continue reading

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Sticky Fingers

What better place to eat than a restaurant called “Yummy Yummy?”  Well actually the San Tung which is next door but we couldn’t get in. Anyway we ate extremely well. The very merry waiter  insists, “We are THE crab place! … Continue reading

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The World’s Best Christmas Cake

Martha’s mother makes hundreds of individual Christmas cakes as gifts for friends. She kindly gave us one. I then  packed it for my Mexico trip and drove it 3000 miles. I only remember it when I get back to San … Continue reading

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The Mission Bells Told Me

Time to go home. Roll Range Rover over the wide, wide desert. I stop late at night in some town in Arizona, look out of the window and there is London Bridge! I used to sing “London Bridge is Falling … Continue reading

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Stars and Kalashnikovs

This is the kind of hotel I like. It is run by Jorge who is the son of the Don Andres that the place is named after. He is a sculptor, and likes to sing Neil Young songs. It is … Continue reading

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