“They’re fun and flighty and strange. It’s hard to keep them in one place, and dad was a bit like that. Keeping a conversation in one moment was impossible with him.” -Zelda Williams, on her hummingbird tattoo that honors her father, Robin Williams
I can’t believe Bird Poop won. I saw every nominated film, and it came in dead last on my list. I hated it. This ridiculous movie’s win makes the triple Selma snub (best film, best director, best actor) even more outrageous.
“Stay weird. Stay different. And when it’s your turn and you are standing on this stage, please pass the same message to the next person who comes along.” -Graham Moore, Imitation Game screenwriter
At my belated birthday party last night, we established ourselves as the reason Bissap Baobab’s dance floor was invented. Thank you, friends, for celebrating with me! I had the best time.
Happy Mardi Gras from San Francisco!
Ron Sutherland co-directed the Glide Ensemble during my membership with the group, between 2003 and 2010. Today, many of us received word that he died yesterday. I was not close to Ron, but I held him in high regard as a singer, piano player, and director; admired his reverence for decorum; laughed at his comic…
I don’t like Dolores Park on warm days. I love it.
If one purpose of a labyrinth is to reflect on life’s meaning, then visiting the one at Land’s End is an exercise in efficiency: It answered its own question the moment Leslie and I hiked up to it today. Here I am in seventy-six-degree weather, hanging with Leslie and the stunning GGB. There is no…
Friendship with my pal Heather should require a two-drink minimum. This postcard is typical of those she sends for any old milestone. When it arrived on my birthday, I glanced and laughed at the photo, and at her personalized message on the other side, expressing her hope that this birthday ship will bring me “unbridled…
Woooooooo hoooooooo! I just bought our Giants tickets for the upcoming season! All I expect of them is a World Series win. As they’ve repeatedly proven, this is a reasonable request. Let’s go, Giants!