To put it delicately, the San Francisco flag looks like it fell out of the ugly tree and hit every branch on the way down. Don’t get me wrong, I love my city. I’ve made a career of basically writing love poems about it. But just as the person you’re head over heels for might snore too loudly in their sleep, San Francisco has some unattractive flaws, too. And goddamn if the flag isn’t one of them.
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I’m sure that I’m not alone in being someone who regularly fires up the ol’ laptop in order to get some work done and then finds herself two hours later having an intense G-chat conversation about the likelihood of a 2012 apocalypse, while simultaneously reading Jezebel and looking at clothes