Past Meets the Present – Infinite City

I’m currently reading a book called “Infinite City – A San Francisco Atlas” by Rebecca Solnit When most people hear the word “Atlas” they think of boring school subjects and perhaps don’t bother to lift the cover.  For me however, I opened the cover and this book has kept me spellbound. As any reader of…… Continue reading Past Meets the Present – Infinite City

The Economy: San Francisco, Japan, Ho Chi Minh City

I wanted to write a brief blurb on the state of the economy, the job situations specifically in the three cities I know best about.  If you read the news you know that things are not going very well for people in their prime earning years (my age).  We all read the news and the…… Continue reading The Economy: San Francisco, Japan, Ho Chi Minh City

One Day Trip – Latin America, Japan, China

I have been very fortunate to have lived/studied in so many diverse cities around the world.  Great experiences all around.  However, there is one big drawback in that you severely miss the city you just left and will continue to miss it FOREVER!!! The case is the same for many of my personal friends who…… Continue reading One Day Trip – Latin America, Japan, China

Greece, debt and the European Bailout – How it affected me in S.F.

Before I get into how it affected me let’s do a quick recap of what is happening right now. I also prefer to keep it very simple. Greece owes a lot of money and they cannot pay it. This means they have to cut a lot of public services and since a VERY LARGE portion…… Continue reading Greece, debt and the European Bailout – How it affected me in S.F.

Tea party in Union Square

Went to Union Square on 4.15.2010 because they said there was going to be a Tea Party but I couldn’t find the tasting booths.  Just a bunch of people in red yelling about taxes. Tea party rally in Union Square. Who let them in? — Post From My iPhone Location:Post St,San Francisco,United States

2012 Movie – Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Two days ago I received the movie 2012 from Netflix and finally got around to watching it last night.  Then I wake up today and find the news article Ash from Iceland volcano disrupts European flights in USA Today. Further, I live in San Francisco which is a beautiful little city surrounded by water (and…… Continue reading 2012 Movie – Earthquakes and Volcanoes

San Francisco – The Tenderloin – NY Times Article

The New York Times ran the article “San Francisco’s Unlikely Tourist Stop – The Tenderloin,” yesterday and as this neighborhood is about 5 blocks from me I really had the urge to comment. The Tenderloin in short is the most run down area of San Francisco.  It is also unfortunately the first view of the…… Continue reading San Francisco – The Tenderloin – NY Times Article