The Best Ice Cream in San Francisco:...

18th Aug, 2011

If my last voyage out to New York was the trip of cupcakes, then my most recent trip to San Francisco was the jaunt of ice cream. Because in the…

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Muir Beach Overlook, San Francisco,...

17th Aug, 2011

A totally random note from Geraldine: This is the 500th post to appear on my blog. Holy cats. There are few things I’ve done 500 times, folks. I won’t exactly…

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WTF Wednesday: A letter to the...

Dear InterContinental Hotel, I get the feeling you are trying to tell me something. I just can’t figure out what it is … – Perhaps it will come to me…

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Muir Beach, San Francisco, California

16th Aug, 2011

I’ve often said that the greatest trick San Francisco ever pulled was convincing the world it was part of California. The city by the bay isn’t terribly sunny or warm.…

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Blue Bottle Cafe, San Francisco

15th Aug, 2011

The Blue Bottle Cafe in San Francisco, California, is what happens when you combine a coffee shop with a science experiment. Coffee is served in beakers; the metal stools that…

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The Week: August 12, 2011

12th Aug, 2011

For the first time in a decade (yes, ten whole friggin years) my brother and sister-in-law are in town. I realize that many of my readers will be saddened to…

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10 pictures of Vancouver, Canada

11th Aug, 2011

Riots, it would seem, are the theme of this week. It seemed rather apt, then, that I share with you some photos of Vancouver taken several long weeks ago, just…

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WTF Wednesday: A open letter to England,...

10th Aug, 2011

Last night I penned this: –

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The London Riots, and Reflections on...

9th Aug, 2011

– Like most of you, I’ve been following the news about the riots in London. I’ve seen the photos. I’ve searched through news articles. I’ve poured through the twitter accounts…

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