Monthly Archives: May 2006

What was your first concert?

Hypocrisy Is the Greatest Luxury 3 Years 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life of– Summer of '92! Arrested Development at the old 9:30 Club. Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy opened. It was dark and smoky and jostly. I'm going to say I probably drank ginger ale or some kind of soda, because I can't […]

Biking 17 miles

1st Avenue and International Boulevard Welcome to San Leandro sign Starting at 1st Avenue in Oakland and pedaling the length of International Boulevard south to San Leandro — and back — is one way to take your mind off your troubles. Geese and goslings pecking their daily bread at Lake Merritt The other way is […]

First post

It's Saturday afternoon. I'm sitting in the cafe at the Barnes & Noble in Oakland's Jack London Square. The sky is blue, the sun is shining down and the flags outside are flowing and flapping in the breeze overhead. A. has just come back to the table with a magazine. I'm off to get her […]