A Year in San Francisco

Touched and moved by Andrew Clancy’s A Year in New York, I set out to assemble my own video tribute to San Francisco. ‘We Don’t Eat’ by Irishman James Vincent McMorrow is a beautiful and awe-inspiring song. Using video I shot throughout the year, these images reflect the San Francisco I live and breathe every…

The Many Vibes of Pride in San Francisco

Pride is as much for social butterflies as it is for wallflowers. It’s an explosion of color with moments of provocative and daring draped in family values, faith and corporate responsibility.   The show begins with a sea of motorcycles and thousands upon thousands of roaring spectators. There is that dash of flash, but it…

Preserving their Stories – USS San Francisco (CA-38)

This past year, we lost seven men who served on the USS San Francisco.  We feel the loss of our greatest generation while attending events such as the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the USS San Francisco monument in Lands End. Thanks to historians like James Hornfischer, author of “Neptune’s Inferno”, who spoke this year,…

Buddha you were the Bomb – Tribute to Three Heads Six Arms

It didn’t seem like it should happen so soon.  SF Station still shows Three Heads Six Arms will be in place through the end of the year.  But last week the forklift came in and dismantled our precious Three Heads Six Arms and carried him out of the Civic Center Plaza.  The crews on the…

Postcard Tradition in SF

Oscar Wilde once said, “It’s an odd thing, but anyone who disappears is said to be seen in San Francisco.”  Perhaps the same can be said for postcards.  Many a rare find can be discovered by pouring through the collections of members of the San Francisco Bay Area Post Card Club.  These are our nations true historians.…