SCREENWRITING IS THE MOST PRIZED OF ALL THE CINEMATIC ARTS. ACTUALLY, IT ISN’T, BUT IT SHOULD BE. — HUGH LAURIE Continue reading Yes!
THE SECRET TO STAYING YOUNG IS TO LIVE HONESTLY, EAT SLOWLY AND LIE ABOUT YOUR AGE. — LUCILLE BALL Continue reading Lucille Ball’s Secret?
MAN IS NOT WHAT HE THINKS HE IS, HE IS WHAT HE HIDES. — ANDRÉ MALRAUX Continue reading You May Never See a Person’s Real Character
EARLIER TODAY, A MOTORIST WITH AN OUT-OF-STATE LICENSE PLATE SHOUTED SOMETHING UNACCEPTABLE AT ME AS HE DROVE BY. I MADE A FRIENDLY HAND GESTURE. “YOU FUCKING WANKER!” I YELLED BACK AT HIM. WE MAKE OUR OWN SUNSHINE. Continue reading Overcast Today in San Francisco, With Some Embellishment on Details
SOME PEOPLE HAVE POSTED ON SOCIAL MEDIA THAT THEY REGRET ONLY THINGS THEY HAVEN’T DONE. IF YOU HAVE NO REGRETS OVER THINGS YOU HAVE DONE, YOU’RE IN DENIAL. — CORDIALLY, HELEN Continue reading We’re all Human. Admit it.
NOW, DON’T BULLSHIT A BULLSHITTER. — ALL THAT JAZZ, 1979 Continue reading Wise Movie Quote
(Disclosure: This post appears in slightly different form on a private social media page.) WARNING: HISTORY LESSON! HISTORY LESSON! Today, May 21, is the fortieth anniversary of the Dan White verdict and “White Night” riots which occurred in the S.F. Civic Center and Castro District. People still debate whether the riots had a positive long-term effect on LGBT rights. I say they didn’t, and shouldn’t have happened in the first place. The far-out nature of the verdict made a violent public reaction likely, though, so no one should have been surprised. Dan White’s crime was viewed as homophobic, and San … Continue reading Today in San Francisco History
HOW CAN PEOPLE CHANGE THEIR MINDS ABOUT US IF THEY DON’T KNOW WHO WE ARE? –HARVEY MILK Continue reading Harvey Milk Quotation
Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive By Land, Stephanie Foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich Memoir ©2019 $27.00 Hardcover Hachette Books 270 Pages You may have social media friends who rely on each other for emergency childcare or other support when their families suffer hardships. Even if you’re not in a particular inner circle, you may see posts on Facebook by friends who thank their siblings, parents or others for stepping up to the plate during a crisis. Stephanie Land, author of Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive, rarely had any human safety net … Continue reading Maid by Stephanie Land (Review)
TO HAVE DOUBTED ONE’S OWN FIRST PRINCIPLES IS THE MARK OF A CIVILIZED MAN. — OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR. Continue reading Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Quotation