Self Care

19 Nov 2021

Do Not Shop on Amazon for the Holidays This Year

At some point last week, I realized that it was about to be the holiday season. Somehow, we’d trudged through one of the most trying periods in modern history, and that celebratory end-of-year blowout of family, festivities and gift giving was nearly upon us. Unfortunately, just because this year is

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19 Nov 2021

How to Talk About Vaccines with Your Anti-Vaxxer Family & Friends

There’s plenty to discuss over turkey and cranberry sauce this year, which makes this an important time to be the voice of reason amidst a sea of misinformation. Here’s how you can do that.

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19 Nov 2021

What Riding BART Taught Me About the Pandemic

Sometimes I ride BART around the Bay Area without any particular destination in mind and just people watch. In the last two years I’ve ridden BART less than five times. BART used to be a major part of my life. Most of my early meme material was conjured while perpetually

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20 Oct 2021

The Right Way and the Wrong Way To Quit Your Restaurant Job

There is a right way and a wrong way to leave your restaurant job. The right way is to submit a formal, written two-week notice. You then offer to train whoever it is that will be taking your position. Finally, you finish out your shifts with maturity and a sense

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15 Oct 2021

The Long History of Taking Long Walks in San Francisco

I recently read Stuart’s article “On the Joys of Perambulation” in the SFWeekly.  He wrote on the pleasure of an immersion in the city’s moments and details, taken in on long walks as a response to the 2020 shelter-in-place order.  In my reading, I was reminded of San Francisco’s prior

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28 Sep 2021

Simone Biles Is a F’n Hero, and We Probably Don’t Deserve Her

I had other stories I planned to finish writing today, but those plans came to a screeching halt when I paused to check in on the newsfeed.  Buzz surrounding the Simone Biles New York Magazine interview is still strong the day after it ran, but so is criticism of Biles

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17 Sep 2021

Ask a Tenant Attorney: How to Deal with Pest Infestations

Ask a Tenants Right’s Lawyer is your chance to learn how to survive as a renter in San Francisco.  Attorney Daniel Wayne has a lot of the information you need to keep you in your home.  This month’s topic: Dealing with bedbugs, vermin, and other pest infestations. Got a question? Send

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16 Sep 2021

Oakland’s Strange & Delightful “Troll Trail”

Deep in Oakland, imaginative trolls await you along the Bridgeview Troll Trail bringing the fun of art and creativity back into your life. What started out as just a way to bring in some fun during the all-consuming sadness of 2020, has turned into a collective art project.

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