Monthly Archives: August 2012

Off Scale

Off-scale is a modern adjective of which I was not sure if I approved.  I have just got back to my apartment in Okinawa after an epic trip back from SF. It is 1:30 am. There has been a mega … Continue reading

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Feeling Groovy

It is Sunday. James and I take Lazlo the dog for a walk around the Panhandle. Lazlo is a good doggy but comes from the wrong neighborhood, or hood. He comes from Pit Bull city. He is exuberant, muscular and … Continue reading

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Breakfast in America

I have to get up early to move my car because Monday is street cleaning on Fell. I go to Whole Foods to look at the food displays and marvel at the variety of produce.     I then stroll … Continue reading

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Sam Ting

One of my goals in life is to eat in every restaurant on Irvine St in San Francisco. I worked hard at this when I spent  a few months there in 2010. Being in the city, I added a new … Continue reading

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Nice Suit

As I have mentioned before my most prized possession is my flute. Made in the 1820s with exquisite craftmanship, she is still going strong. However from time to time little ailments crop up which need doctoring. Ah, San Francisco, city of … Continue reading

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V8

In Okinawa I drive a little Nissan that has I think a 1 liter engine – very respectable by Okinawan standards. In California I drive a Range Rover – it has a V8. As luck would have it the suspension deflates … Continue reading

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Hasta la Vista Babies

Two colleagues Shawna and Sam are about to leave. They have been fantastic and so we have party. It has been a truly beautiful day and as evening draws in the sea goes an incredible blue. We hang out on … Continue reading

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