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Reality bites

Though we returned from our round-the-world trip several months ago, Todd and I are still updating Ephemerratic with stories and images from the global road— “Yeah,...

March 9, 2010 with 2 Comments

Thoughts from abroad on the ups and downs of Election Day

We hear that Obama wins! | Photo by Lauren Girardin Early in the morning of November 4th, our friend Jennie went into labor at her home in Philadelphia. Instead of immediately...

November 18, 2008 with 1 Comment

I left my life behind in San Francisco

Future and The Past | Art by Todd Berman What counts as your last moment in a place? Is it when your departing plane’s wheels lose contact with the ground? When you lock...

July 15, 2008 with 2 Comments

A room without a view, my last day as a San Francisco substitute teacher

Mike in Summer School | Art by Todd Berman I’m writing these words in pencil, old-skool style, sitting in a windowless room in a fog-shrouded building perched near the top...

July 4, 2008 with 2 Comments

One fish, two fish, see fish, eat fish

Accidental portrait with jellies | Photo by Todd Berman Eighteen years on Long Island and I never stopped by the road-side attraction, The Big Duck. Four years in Manhattan and I...

June 16, 2008 with 1 Comment

It starts with cheese

Eating at Lolo | Photo by Lauren Girardin To celebrate my final day of work, last night Todd and I grabbed bar-side seats at Lolo, possibly the best restaurant in San Francisco,...

June 12, 2008 with 1 Comment

Does God give hyphy dancing lessons?

Art by Todd Berman Follow the travel advice in the pages of any Lonely Planet book, and you’ll have days filled with stunning architecture, charming landscapes, and museum...

May 22, 2008 with 1 Comment

Remembering a Varanasi Valentine’s Day

Our Friend Lisa Finklestein Celebrates Court Decision | Photo by SFgate.com The California Supreme Court has taken a stand for equal rights and made same-sex marriage legal! The...

May 17, 2008 with 0 Comments
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