Monthly Archives: July 2013

Gualala Hotel

If you have $1.8 million lying around and need something to do with it, the Gualala Hotel is up for sale again. The 1903 building is picturesque, with 19 rooms (five with private baths) a full liquor license and a … Continue reading

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Random Photos

Here are a few more photos from the San Francisco trip. No pedicab pics yet, but one is coming. Pyramid Building That’s an Oracle speedboat, doing something probably related to the America’s Cup race, but in the right background I’m … Continue reading

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Influencing Perception

The other day I picked up a lot of prints of photos. I had identified 160 photos that I wanted made into quality hard-copies, and I wanted two of each. That’s a lot of pictures. When I picked them up … Continue reading

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City by the Bay; the Port of San Francisco

I spent Friday, July 12, in the Embarcadero in San Francisco with my friends Kathleen Cooke and Lillian Lee. It was the first photo safari the three of us have done together. It was great. Lillian and I met Kathleen … Continue reading

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Retracing My Steps

Last week I lost something. It was small and relatively valuable to me although it’s worth about $12 intrinsically. I knew that it had fallen out of my purse somewhere the previous day. I was concerned enough about finding it … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman, the Beekeeper Wizard

On July 6, 2013, Neil Gaiman ventured as far into Northern California as he ever has, as Copperfield’s books scored a major publicity coup by bringing him to Santa Rosa for a signing event. 1200 people packed the Santa Rosa … Continue reading

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500 Miles

Every time I fill up the fuel tank in my car I have this momentary fantasy. It goes like this; “I have a full tank of gas. I could get in and drive anywhere. Right now, just anywhere.” It isn’t … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman, Victim of His Own Talent

I recently finished The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman.  (I did review it for Fanlit.) After I read it I looked at reviews and comments. The folks at Goodreads and Amazon are split on this … Continue reading

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