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Holidaze 2012: December 23: Craziest Christmas Album Covers EVER!

The best part of Christmas is the music, and whether it’s Bing or Bowie, Nat King Cole or The Vince Guaraldi Trio, everyone probably has their favorite Christmas song and album. But I’m guessing not many people are pulling these … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Festive

The holidays are a time when even the most mundane settings look festive, like the docks at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf (above), or a downtown fire station (below). For more holiday festivities, check out Ailsa’s Travel Theme at Where’s My … Continue reading

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Happy Winter’s Solstice!

I may be a day late with this, but Happy Winter’s Solstice, everybody!!! I don’t know about you, but to me winter is all about the snow, and this transplanted Philadelphian sometimes misses a nice winter snowstorm. To me, nothing … Continue reading

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Holidaze 2012: December 22: Christmas At The Driftwood Inn

Looking for a quiet, unassuming place to get away for the holidays? Then look no further than the driftwood Inn in beautiful Melonville for the ultimate in Yuletide pampering. Between the gourmet meals, the luxury suites and the warm ambiance … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise

Surprise! Now how the heck did that happen? Looks like Santa has some ‘splainin’ to do!

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Holidaze 2012: December 21: Bad Santas

He may be a jolly old elf, but even Santa has his off days. So you might excuse him for looking a little bleary-eyed, a little miserable, perhaps even a little like something out of a Wes Craven movie. You’d … Continue reading

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Holidaze: December 20: Elton John In “Step Into Christmas”

Happy holidays, everybody! It’s actually very cold here in San Francisco these days, and I’m really feeling the spirit (and not from all that rum-spiked eggnog). It’s only five days until Christmas, so let the countdown begin! For the next … Continue reading

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A To Z Archive: The Letter Y: Yuletide Traditions

Here in San Francisco, visiting Union Square has become a long-time yuletide tradition, whether you’re putting in some laps on the outdoor ice rink in front of the Fairmont Hotel (above), or just taking care of last minute shopping at … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge: The Letter X: XMAS!

At this time of year, X can only stand for one thing: Xmas (or Christmas, if you’re more semantically inclined). One of my favorite Christmas spots is the lobby of the Hyatt Embarcadero in San Francisco’s Financial District. As you … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons

Here in San Francisco, we don’t have seasons per se; the weather’s pretty temperate. But when the red and green lights come up on City Hall, and the tree is lit in Civic Center Plaza, then we know it’s Christmas … Continue reading

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