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The City Without Souls

You might think San Francisco, with its liberal hippie history, welcomes a plethora of diverse people who co-exist peacefully. However, I’m here to report that San Francisco excludes one group from its city limits: the deceased. No cemeteries are allowed. The remains of even life-long San Franciscans can never rest within their hometown. Yes, it’s true […]

San Francisco Travel

The Hippie Epicenter

I stood at the corner of Waller and Stanyan Streets with military precision — I am, after all, a veteran Navy wife of fifteen years — and waited to take the Flower Power Hippie Tour in San Francisco. Ten minutes later, a guide raced to the opposite street corner, screaming in a New Yorker accent: “What are ya […]

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