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“Oh no!”

Published on October 5, 2013 By bmagnus

“That horse is gonna trample those little kids!”  

But all I see is a boat

Published on August 22, 2013 By bmagnus

Saw this on the Embarcadero in San Francisco. Ok, I can deal with this. In Closing: Your NSA and Prism and other you don’t need no privacy link dump is here; some random health and science stuff; some even more random school and parenting links; short memories; and rum.

I’m on a boat!

Published on November 1, 2012 By bmagnus

The Balclutha is also at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

Found it!

Published on October 28, 2012 By bmagnus

The Eureka was one of the last car ferries to actively work the San Francisco Bay. It’s now in the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, and you can tour it (and other cool boats) for a mere $5.

Target Acquired.

Published on August 14, 2011 By bmagnus

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to a whole lot of tech companies. Surely you’ve heard of “Silicon Valley?” Dozens of tech giants from Adobe to Yahoo have their headquarters in or around the Bay, to say nothing of dozens more companies with large offices there. So then, with thousands if not millions of […]

Mulholland Shorties

Published on February 23, 2011 By bmagnus

Was I Wrong About Rahm?: He’s not even sworn in yet, and he’s announced that something he wants to do is enlarge a good old-fashioned public works project! Granted, it’s just bike lanes, but it will put people to work and help other people get around when it’s done. Food Insecurity is just a fancy […]

What I did on Summer Vacation

Published on August 9, 2010 By bmagnus

You probably weren’t aware that I spent most of the last week in San Francisco. Something that few people will mention to you is that takeoffs and landings from McCarran in 110+ degree heat can be a little, um, bumpy. When we arrived at SFO it was substantially cooler. I do have to give Virgin […]