Depression Life

No matter where you go …

Feeling very down in the dumps today. A number of friends going through events I can’t really help them with, as much as I want to … I recognize that some things people have to deal with in their own time, in their own manner. I’m also feeling very isolated & alone myself, like my […]


I miss San Francisco

Tonight, I miss San Francisco … I miss A Bicycle Odyssey in Sausalito (and Tony Tom, the owner) and City Cycle in the Marina (and Clay Mankin, RIP) … I miss the Hi-Ball Lounge in North Beach and I miss Spencer’s upstairs in the back room of the DNA Lounge … and I miss the […]


Bay Area memories

Sitting at the airport waiting for my plane, waiting for my plane, waiting for my plane … to arrive. At last check my flight was still on time, but I got through check-in and security fast enough that I’m just waiting and waiting and waiting. Will be nice to get home and back to sleep […]

Word Play

Poetry Friday

LIBIDO How should I know? The enormous wheels of will    Drove me cold-eyed on tired and sleepless feet. Night was void arms and you a phantom still,    And day your far light swaying down the street. As never fool for love, I starved for you;    My throat was dry and my eyes […]

Current Events Food and Drink

Loiterers not welcome

No More Perks: Coffee Shops Pull the Plug on Laptop Users – A sign at Naidre’s, a small neighborhood coffee shop in Brooklyn, N.Y., begins warmly: “Dear customers, we are absolutely thrilled that you like us so much that you want to spend the day…” But, it continues, “…people gotta eat, and to eat […]

Current Events


I’ll post some commentary later when I’ve calmed down a bit, but suffice it to say that at the moment: I AM FUCKING DISGUSTED WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA Court upholds Prop. 8 but lets marriages stand Bob Egelko, Chronicle Staff Writer (05-26) 11:33 PDT SAN FRANCISCO — California voters legally outlawed same-sex marriage when […]