I went to the 2018 Juneteenth festival in San Francisco a few weeks ago. It took place on Fillmore Street in the Western Addition Neighborhood. The event was well attended and I was able to get a few good photos. I missed the parade but I was still able to see the car show, eat delicious food and checkout some of the business in the Bay Area.
By the time this post is published, Thanksgiving day will be over. The leftover turkey and fixings will have been placed in containers and packed in the fridge. Clean dishes will be stacked and left near the kitchen sink to dry overnight. My parent's dinning room, which would be filled with the sounds of the chatter and laughs of bonding family on Thanksgiving day, will now be cleaned and quiet, ready for the next meal.
Sometimes I will go to a cafe to write and enjoy a cup of coffee. The atmosphere of the coffee shop can be both calming and energizing. The sounds of bartsias brewing beans and steaming cream combined with the chatter of people working on projects or just catching up with friends creates a gentle hum perfect [...]
On a spring morning in downtown San Francisco I was waiting for the bus. I had signed up for a bus tour to the Monterey Peninsula located on the Northern California coastline, about two hours south of San Francisco. It was cold that day --which is typical for the weather along the Nor Cal coast -- [...]
One summer I visited a good friend of mine down in San Clemente, a beach town along the California shore in Orange County. It's a calm relaxing place that you would find in any travel magazine. Roads curve gently along homes set in hills rolling down to meet sandy beaches and vibrant blue waters. It was [...]