The Beauty and Ugliness of Cities

In our trip to the Tenderloin in San Francisco, the beauty and ugliness of a city hits you in the face quickly. Living in Minneapolis, I realize this as well. Every city has its “gorgeous” side that shows up on TV during “game day.” New Orleans is like this. TV crews at the Super BowlContinue reading “The Beauty and Ugliness of Cities”

San Francisco, the Tenderloin, and the Supreme Court

We were in San Francisco the same week as the Supreme Court made two key rulings on gay marriage. Several people set me texts or messages asking how things were going in light of that decision. Some of the messages I didn’t get for a little while because we had lousy cell reception in theContinue reading “San Francisco, the Tenderloin, and the Supreme Court”