Tag Archives: Bay Area

Full Employment? Really?

Job growth in San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties (think executive and high-tech) have pushed the unemployment rate for those areas to between 3.9% and 4.4%, or, as it is sometimes called, the level of full employment. Tech and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist

Miss Fortune: Sometimes it’s all about picking the correct title for your photograph. Check out the Weekly Photo Challenge page

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Beautiful Spring

It’s a typical spring here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Some days are cool with a little extra moisture in the air and others are warm, sunny or even just plain hot. The residential real estate market is following … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Work of Art

I asked Art if I could post a picture of his work but he declined. That left me feeling a little blue. Waves of rejection washed over me for a nano second before a memory of a lovely sunset on … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: On The Move

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It’s Friday, the week is on the move, the month and the year are passing by quickly. It’s time to reset the atomic clock. The older you are the faster time flies. As my high-school Latin teacher liked to quip: … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring!

Spring is… Baseball! From the time I was 5 until I was 14: spring was baseball. The formative years, ya’ know? Baseball gloves rubbed in Neatsfoot Oil, baseball unis that smelled like mothballs, cleats that didn’t fit anymore, athletic tape, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Letters

How do we communicate in a visual way? I was reading a book on photography recently and the author made the point that we of the modern era communicate less with graphic images then we did in ancient times. We … Continue reading

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Wow! Job Growth!

Employment growth in March followed up the strong showing in February. The statewide figures are improving but the growth in employment was matched by growth in the labor force so the unemployment rate remains the same. (See the Bay Area … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: On Top

I was taking event photos for a friend’s art exhibit at the Peninsula Humane Society in Burlingame, California. It was fun to visit and see all the puppies, kitties and bunnies and the walls adorned with paintings by aspiring art … Continue reading

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Spring Breakout?

A while ago I asked if employment was going to jump this spring… now median home prices appear to want to jump for joy at the sight of spring flowers and warmth from the Sun. DataQuick News reported Bay Area … Continue reading

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