Last night I saw Fruitvale Station at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland. We heard about the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial just minutes before getting in line. It is hard to communicate just how poignant the film was … Continue reading
As long as I have been politically engaged, I have watched how almost any protest or direct action somehow ends up with an element of vandalism. Sometimes, small potatoes- graffiti here or there. Ranging to more serious acts such as … Continue reading
Last night I walked from BART to a friend’s house in San Francisco. I haven’t been in the city a lot lately so was looking at all the new bars and restaurants sprouting up along Mission Street. I was shocked … Continue reading
Note: I actually wrote this a few days ago. I am finding with blogging, and in writing in general that when it isn’t for work I have a really hard time with conclusions. I feel like I have to end … Continue reading
So… I am partnered into a VERY big gift-giving family. I am wondering if folks have ideas about what you do when you receive a gift card for a store you normally don’t give your business to? Any ideas?