Category Archives: Sunday Switchup

Sunday Switchup: Let’s Play ‘Spot The Wildlife’

You might have to zoom in a bit (click on the photo to see it larger, or click here in order to see the full-sized picture) to see: three dark-grey/black wading birds (could these be little blue herons?) five turtles … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: Ratterday-on-Bunday

Yes, it’s Ratterday-on-Bunday, and I don’t mean that strange little town in southeastern England. I went to the San Francisco Dungeon’s Rat Cafe yesterday, and it was… …a disappointing experience in more or less every way. I could have planned … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: Sweet Singers

In downtown Oakland, in a small street, is a little music store. A little music store with some very colorful inhabitants.

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Sunday Switchup: Airbnb Pet Cohost Art

These paintings are up at the Airbnb building. They were painted by a woman who had to spend a fair bit of time in Airbnbs, for a year. These were the animal co-hosts who welcomed her. Will update this with … Continue reading

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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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