You want to stay angry, want to turn your back on her like she’s done to you a hundred needling times, but then she gives you a look like that and it’s all you can do to keep from falling to your knees to beg forgiveness for everything you haven’t done. What was it you said about leaving? It won’t always be golden, but when it is, how sweet and good it is.
“HELP BUILD GRANDSTANDS: A number of fair carpenters yesterday added that feminine touch to the grandstands being built at the Civic Center for the accommodation of the crowd which will review the dazzling day and night parades of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Celebration, November 12, 13, and 14. Left to right—Ruth Finn, Olga Catechi, Florence Richard, Madelon McNeil, Ila Markel, Mae Evans.”
—SFPL History Center
In a move for more transparency in civic government, Supervisors have opted to battle issues on the newly painted football pitch in Civic Center. Betting is encouraged as a means of funding arts organizations, while larger departments like Muni will benefit from concessional sales. Games are set to start this weekend, do you have your tickets yet?
America’s Got Patience
The first ones queued up Friday night at 8:30—a guard mentioned that she began work at 6:30AM and the overflow had already carried over into Civic Center Plaza by that early hour.
We joked that we hoped it was worth it, sleep being a far better judge than what awaited the contestants. But it got me thinking, what, if any, marketable talents do we have? Questionable smartasserie, the knowledge and ability to recite some rude passages from New York School poets, or something useless about 19th century geo-politics. Really, we’re just fine at parties.
Everyone gets the distraction they deserve.