Noir Light

There is a lot of noir in San Francisco. Not only what’s on its fog stained surface, but in its raw, marrow filled bones. The gold digging hooligans and glassy-eyed dames that worked these streets suffered to make it what it is, they suffered big time in this little city. The darkness, rankness and seething…

Digging Under the House 2: May I Have This Dance

Personal archaeology is fun but I’m getting the feeling that it’s going to take as long as real archaeology to go through all the finds. When I pull an item out of the dirt and get that little thrill, it’s a great feeling but it’s fleeting. Getting the items cleaned up and in a preservable…

Digging Under the House 1

One good thing about having a somewhat un-renovated house is that you find good old trash tucked in the walls and corners of your basement. Good looking artifacts from another time. To some, crinkled up cards and old bottle caps crusted with dirt are trash, but it’s pure treasure to me. Some of the finds tell…

Why So Many Links?

I am compiling the lists of links as a research tool and a reminder of places, associations I would like to visit. Some places I have been to many times, some I have yet to visit. I plan to write more detailed descriptions for each organization in hopes that it will clarify where best to…

Another blog, but MY blog.

  Welcome to my blog. Like many bloggers, social media enthusiasts, people that work, I’ve had blogs for promoting stores, products, events. Those were fulfilling when you saw people joining in and enjoying, but for me, it was always still a job. This blog is created completely as a personal project, not only to share with others, but as…