Monthly Archives: September 2011

Aw Hell, Two More in HD

The sunset is really adding to the experience. And the wine, I suppose…. Note the massive parking garage at left of center in the above. I would not have known such a large parking resourcec was available North of Market … Continue reading

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Once Again In Hi Def!

I’m a photo-taking, view-bedazzled, Armagnac-drinking fool, I suppose. The houses from the prior post should show up much better in the below photo. Zoom away! – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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I never noticed…

…the houses nestled in the center of this photo, atop a lush green hill tucked discreetly behind some high-rise towers. Click below and zoom in. Those are some impressively-located domiciles. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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View From the Crown

Despite DirtCrashr’s recommendation of the Fairmont’s Tonga Room for drinks, we’re here in the Crown Room atop the Fairmont — both because the Tonga Room doesn’t open ’till tomorrow and because the drinks and appetizers are free! Pretty damned spectacular. … Continue reading

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Macroeconomic Advice For You!

So one of the surprises at this conference was a presentation on the global near-term economic outlook by Theo Schwabacher of Morgan Stanley, famed for telling everybody to BUY GOLD! a couple years back at this same conference. She’s urging … Continue reading

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@The Fairmont Hotel

Another SF conference, this one at my favorite hotel in The City — the gorgeous and historic Fairmont atop Nob Hill. Having drinks in the spectacular central atrium: The backside: The view terrace garden: – Posted using BlogPress from my … Continue reading

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Here’s a question

You are a parent, and you own firearms.  One day, you get a call from school & find that your 4th grader showed up at school with a loaded handgun, your loaded handgun. What, if anything, should happen to the … Continue reading

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Kirk v. Gorn: Duel of the Fates

Star Trek v. Star Wars? I reject the dichotomy! Why can’t we all get along? See?

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I see the problem now

Hard to argue that government has to expect rights when your definition of rights is so profoundly weak. (Look for the Yellow Daisy)

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For Gamers

DM says you’re gonna die, roll a D6.

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