SF Public Library: Merced Branch

Getting There The Merced Branch of the San Francisco Public Library system is 1/2 block from the 28, K buses.  Right acrossed from the Stonestown mall.  There is plenty of street parking with 2 car parking for 10 minutes. What is different? One standout of this library is the central garden space with maple trees […]

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SF Public Library: Ocean View

My plan is to visit every San Francisco Public library by having my reserved books delivered there and write down what is different and new that I learn there. At Ocean View, the library is super friendly and when I mentioned I’m trying to see all the libraries, he said they get mostly neighbor folks […]

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How much to pay for a muffin and coffee in SF?

Today, I picked up a strawberry muffin and coffee from Bello Coffee and Tea in Glen Park. When I first saw the total bill was $5, I was taken aback. $2.5 for a coffee and $2.5 for a muffin. Was it ringed up incorrectly? It was so much lower than I would expect. My usual […]

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Singing the praises of Bay Area transit

I have been car-less for over 3 months now in San Francisco. Relying mainly on a foldable bike, ZipCars and the public transportation to get around the bay area. Here are the great things about this lifestyle 1 stress free communting. Driving and parking is stressful and does require my full attention. 2 I plan […]

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run: Hayes Ashbury

I had no plans for this Saturday’s run so I just let it flow.  Here was the route and it turned out to be really enjoyable. Folsom & 4th to Market & Larkin Log: 1.5 mile Run thru the Civic Center Plaza under the row of trees. Log .4 mile along Fell to Ashbury Log: […]

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Running routes over the weekend

Over the weekend I was feeling down. Ran to Coit Tower twice following the north beach route. On Saturday morning I ran there once, the hill was a challenge. Then on Sunday morning I ran around downtown. on Sunday night I was insomniac and I started running around 4:00am, very creepy along the trail going […]

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