San Francisco Category

April 8, 2015

Potrero Home with a Hidden Speakeasy is the Ultimate Party Pad

My husband Richard has this TV habit – the minute he steps in the house, he reaches for the TV remote, even if he gave it a mere 3 minutes of his attention for the hour or two it is on. He is playing his guitar, blowing into his harmonica or eating his dinner while […]

January 21, 2015

How do you feel about Graffiti ?

  I was walking home from my Yoga class last Wednesday and was drawn to something I pass every single day. Graffiti on the structural columns that support I-280 in San Francisco. I took a brave move by standing on the Caltrain tracks (no, no trains were coming) to appreciate them for a few minutes. […]

July 13, 2014

Dark Painted Ladies

I live in an Edwardian 100 year old house, not a Victorian. But living amidst these “painted ladies” or the Victorian houses that you must have come across at some postcard buying chore on a visit to my city, ¬†compels me to have an opinion on the latest dark color trend that seems to sweep […]

April 29, 2014

Arthur Szyk and The Art of the Haggadah

A recent trip to Israel has got me hooked into all things Jewish. ¬†A week after I returned I adopted the tradition of Shabbath and a month after I attended a Passover Seder with the Chabad community in San Francisco. The Seder meal’s highlight is the reading of the Haggadah which commemorates the reason for […]

April 8, 2013

William Hefner – C Magazine for Men Spring 2013

Aged brass accents, unfinished woods and plenty of natural light. This William Hefner designed home is a testament that good elements that stand on it’s own can never go wrong in any setting.   The muted and aged patina of the brass candleholders and main overhead lamp fixture depict a way of life that shows […]

May 12, 2012

San Francisco Designers Showcase 2012

Spring is definitely in San Francisco, we have had a straight 5 days of 75 degree weather and the forecast predicts more of these ! My husband and I celebrate our anniversary next week and remember that our wedding day three years ago, peaked at a whooping 93 degree blasting sunshine day ! My mood […]