Category Archives: Sunday Switchup

Sunday Switchup: Another Airport Therapy Animal

Some of you may remember that I posted a member of the ‘Wag Patrol’, which is a group of therapy dogs who wander the San Francisco Airport calming down those who are anxious about flying. Well, I say ‘a group … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: Shaking Man Statue

I have always loved this statue, in Yerba Buena Gardens near the convention center in San Francisco. It’s even better when it has just come from a convention.

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Sunday Switchup: Office Space

My company moved a couple of weeks ago. We now are located in with TripIt, our fellow Concur subsidiary, in the Airbnb ¬†building.¬†It’s really rather a remarkable-looking place. At least, the lobby is. Our actual office is depressingly ordinary. I … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: Chicago Visit

I went to Chicago for a trade show. The subject of the show wouldn’t interest people much (corporate travel and expense reporting, anyone?) but I stayed at a kind of neat hotel, the Virgin Hotel Chicago. (Yes, another Richard Branson … Continue reading

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Latte Switchup: Dogs in the Workplace

In addition to dogs now being allowed in my workplace, the building I work in (the AirBnB building) has a little coffee stand, at which works the most talented latte artist I have ever met. And I don’t just say … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: Urban Clover

Just saw this walking by (in the neighborhood called the Dogpatch) and thought, ‘ooh, that’s neat.’ It’s funny the things I notice and the things I don’t. Wish me luck: my company is moving in with another subsidiary of the … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: I’m Not Really Sure

It’s funny, but these days some of the weirdest things I see in San Francisco are in stores. It’s like the retail is getting stranger as the inhabitants are getting less. This doesn’t strike me as a fair exchange.

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Sunday Switchup: Ceci n’est pas une pup!

One day, while she was poking holes in my arm, I ran across a woman who knits dogs. Let’s try that again. One day, while having blood drawn for a routine physical, I fell to talking with the phlebotomist. I … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: Chinese New Year

Folks really take Chinese New Year seriously around here. That’s city hall.

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Sunday Switchup: Funny Little Hill

San Francisco is a funny little place, with some funny little hills. I think this one might be ‘Mount Olympus‘.

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