Graffiti on Ocean Beach Wall

February 22, 2009

Helvetica and I walked to Safeway for groceries this afternoon via the Cliff House and Ocean Beach. I like to observe the art & graffiti on the west side of the wall facing the beach. The really large stuff these days are tags by urban tuffs and punks. Tucked among them are little gems if you look at it right. These images were on the wall at the end of Balboa Street and the Great Highway.

Urban dude

Urban dude

Urban Dude’s hat has 415 written on it. 415 is the area code for San Francisco. Some dudes call it Frisco.




Lay back and groove on a rainy day

February 18, 2009

Today made me think about Jimi so I laid back and grooved on a rainy day. It rained and I grooved






Then on the way home I had a notion to jump into the ocean and drove to the end of Golden Gate Park to Ocean Beach and witnessed a stunning sunset.



Learn to Talk Hip and The Riff

February 6, 2009

You dig… our pals at LaughingSquid including the ineffable Chicken John have been discussing what it is that makes someone a hipster.

Without further ado… here is Del Close talking about How To Speak Hip.

Then… there is The Riff by Geetz Romo.


ZAP Grand Wine Tasting 2009

February 2, 2009

Zinfandel Advocates & Producers annual Grand Wine Tasting occurs during the last weekend in January at Fort Mason in San Francisco It was a beautifully purple day in the neighborhood as Zin afficiandos, seekers, producers and advocates attempted to taste and slurp it all down between the hours of 1pm and 5pm. This video documents Nina and Helvetica along with Josh and Joan exploring the two pavilions featuring Zinfandel from over 300 wineries.

Watch this in High Quality by clicking the HQ button in the bottom right arrow of the YouTube video screen.