Category San Francisco

happy anniversary to me!

It was just about one-year ago this month that I launched my website and made what I consider my first real sale.  Now I’m busying myself with holiday preparations and an anniversary sale, but the first independent gig was a big deal. I’ve been making jewelry for about 7 years and making sales along the way. […]

Casual Carpool etiquette

Urban Metalwork | Feature Friday

Apparently, I’m still on a wristwear kick. But at least it’s this super fun, crazy artsy flattop bracelet inspired by the Powell Street Parklet and the 24th Street BART Station. Stay tuned for more pieces inspired by urban images.

Kid Leashes Optional

The folks at Larson Winery like to poke fun!

It’s a (Cheese) Meat Up!

how Mission District foodies get down…

BART strike bringing out the best and worst in us

For those of you who aren’t Bay Area residents or transportation news nerds, BART workers are on strike and have been since Monday. Bay Area Rapid Transit is the largest of this region’s regional train services. Imagine if New York’s Metro North workers went on strike? Or Chicago’s Metra? Most news outlets are focused on […]

Feeling the San Francisco Pride

It’s Pride weekend and I live in the Bay Area. While it’s possible to see this as a normal weekend, it’s not an easy task. San Francisco’s Pride Parade is the largest LGBT celebration in the nation, with 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and 20 stages. San Francisco’s normal anything goes attitude is amped up for […]