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Spring riot

All my life I’ve assumed that fall was my favorite season, but this year I realized I’ve been mistaken this whole time.  Look at what’s happened in just a few weeks: Admittedly I was freaked out when the fig tree … Continue reading

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Can I call you mine?

I got the record player because there was still a box of records in the garage at my parents’ house.  It survived the demise of my parents’ stereo system.  It survived the move in ’93.  Then it survived the rebuilding … Continue reading

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Hm.

This happened twice today.  I drove up to a light where a long line of cars, at least twenty of them, waited to turn right.  I zipped right on by, the only one turning left.  As I passed each car, … Continue reading

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How I spent 2011 by S.C., part 2

Here is the non-book edition of this post, since I guess I also did some other things in 2011.   It was a bigger year than usual for me, so I thought I would reflect on some high and low … Continue reading

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How I spent 2011 by S.C., part 1 (better late than never)

Strange, I was just listening to everyone’s 2011 mixes and pondering the last year in the peace of my Potrero Hill apartment, and suddenly it’s February and here I am on the other end of the state, installed in new … Continue reading

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Everyday like the one before.

Momofuku came to town a few weeks ago and the New York presence made for a real San Francisco moment.  At quarter to noon on a Wednesday, a certain young gentleman and I pulled up to the loading entrance behind … Continue reading

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Bah humbug.

“Il faut des rites.” (“We need rituals.”) — Antoine de St. Exupery (via French Women Don’t Get Fat) I have decided to decorate my apartment for the holidays.  If you are not interested in why, you are welcome to skip … Continue reading

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