Tag Archives: California

Toppish?

I’ve added a few new graphs showing home listing/sale and price trends for San Mateo County. Let’s be clear that affordability is an issue here. It’s not a debate. To purchase the average sale price home ($1,777,341 in June 2018), … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Waiting

We have a two-week window for the most recent photo challenge so I, of course, took my time… I caught a surfer in the act: waiting for the next wave. This challenge – Share a snapshot that shows a sense … Continue reading

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Employment Oops

Trends suggest employment usually picks up in the spring-summer-fall triangle. We’re back to a typical foggy San Francisco summer this year. The employment data is in a fog, too. See June 2017 employment trends here.

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Evanescent

This week Krista Stevens suggested we capture something, “Soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing.” Even a lifetime of 100 years is an evanescent moment in the history of the universe. Imagine how these roses … Continue reading

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Everything’s Coming Up…

…Rosey. Recent San Francisco Bay Area Home Price Data Here. Flower shot taken at the California Nursery Historical Park, Fremont, California.

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Dense

Ben Huberman asked us to show Dense. Having driven there yesterday, I immediately thought of downtown San Francisco. How dense? Around 18,489 persons per square mile per the California Department of Finance.

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California Green

Coastal California has two seasons: Winter Green and Summer Brown. It doesn’t rain much here from April to October. During the dry season the grassy hillsides turn shades of brown. Having grown up on the East Coast I was used … Continue reading

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A Gray Day… in California

Where’s the Sunshine? Well, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)… “Total nonfarm payroll employment (U.S.) increased by 235,000 in February (2017), and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Against the Odds

It’s hump day and Michelle Weber decided to throw down a photo challenge to the wordPress community to, “…share a photo that says ‘against the odds.’” In looking back at my archives I stopped in November of 2016. It was … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Resilient

The countdown clock is ticking on 2016. It has been a year to learn about resilience. When Ben Huberman proffered the challenge to, “…share a photo of something that says ‘resilient’ to you,” I immediately thought of an old tree … Continue reading

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