Chinese New Year – 4716

It is time to get ready for Chinese New Year. On February 16, 2018, San Francisco’s Chinatown, the largest Chinatown in the United States, will welcome the Year of the Dog, or if you prefer, 4716 on the lunar calendar. The Dog is the eleventh of all zodiac animals. And the celebrations last for most of the month of February 2018. Continue reading

A Trip Back to 1968

Our 1960s movie stars included a guy who played Detective Lieutenant Frank Bullitt, a member of the 1968 San Francisco Police Department. Co-starring was the lieutenant’s car, a 1968 Ford Mustang 390 GT Fastback. Even if folks do not recall the movie, the car chase scene in the movie remains iconic. Continue reading

Women Find their Voices

The Women’s Movement was energized during the 1960s. Sexual harassment, the uneven power dynamic between the sexes and the concept of equal pay for equal work are still issues that need to be addressed. Quoting a psychiatrist, “Courage in women is often mistaken for insanity.” Continue reading