Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz
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Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz

Alcatraz is just one of those¬†tourist destinations that I’ve never really felt compelled to visit. It’s right there in the middle of the Bay, so close and yet so far. But the thing that finally pushed me to buy a ferry ticket was hearing about a new¬†art installation that just opened on the island: Ai…

A Single Snow Day
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A Single Snow Day

I have fond memories of growing up in Michigan and looking out at the deck to see the feet of snow that piled on top of our picnic table outdoors to form a giant snow cake. Here in San Francisco we’re never really graced with such winter wonderlands. But it’s just as well, because I…