Sexy San Francisco

Two views from Coit Tower of the city and the bay. Golden Gate Park The Heads having a shower across from the Embarcadero. I hope Pat’s is still there. The colors sucked me in the door. Breakfast was...

The Scent of Julia Child

45,000 eggs – 39,380 pounds of flour – 5,955 pounds of butter – 5,940 pounds of sugar and 1,870 pounds of chocolate a month and what do you get? Gayle’s Bakery and Rosticceria. She’s the cook when we aren’t up to the job and neither...
Chapeau du Pain

Chapeau du Pain

On Nova’s Science night I found out that humans have about as many genes as nematodes and that corn has way more genes than we do. Corn.¬† Why corn? We have to do a lot more than corn does on any given day. It’s hard to believe that we are who we are when...

Capitola-By-The-Sea

We like it best in winter when things quiet down a bit. This is the Venetian Hotel in morning fog, a far cry from it’s sister hotel in Las Vegas. The lagoon in front of the hotel is a seasonal thing. When the rains begin and Soquel Creek starts to run fast¬† out...

The Roadhouse – Gone Forever

I loved this place from the first time I saw it on the cliff at Pleasure Point. The Road House was built in 1902 with a saloon on the first floor and on the second floor were beds for “extracurricular activities” as well as a massage parlor. Bootleggers...