My Week in the City

I’ve just spent a quick week in the city. The city, of course, is San Francisco. The week was exciting for a number of reasons. So, here we go… City Hall from Davies HallCity Hall Street LevelCity Hall Light Trails from Passing CarsCity Hall through Trees Yes, this weekend included St. Patrick’s Day. City Hall was green for the occasion.… Continue reading

San Francisco Symphony

This has been an eventful year here in San Francisco: the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge and the amazing fireworks display that celebrated the event (my photos and post here), and the 100th anniversary of the San Francisco Symphony! When the Stoid was visiting, we happened upon a tour of Davies Symphony Hall, the Opera House, and the… Continue reading

Classical Shell

A couple of months ago I stopped at a Shell gas station near my home. When I got out of my car I heard the most unusual thing. Many stations play easy listening or light rock music at the pumps-but not this place. I was hearing a classical symphony being played all out, full steam ahead, blasting from high above… Continue reading