Saturday

05.22.10

dear crystal palace: how have you survived all the earthquakes for the last 130 years?

Friday

05.21.10

dear 826 valencia, san francisco’s only independent pirate supply store: arrr, now i know where to find that odd extra peg-leg or a parrot plank for my next plunder.

Saturday

05.15.10

dear gryffin: your first trip to the groomer was a surprising success! i thought for sure, when i walked in to pick you up the groomer would be bandaged and you would still be scruffy and bedraggled. somehow you rallied and displayed “excellent” behavior. who knew?

Friday

05.14.10

dear mona lisa: is that why you smile?

Thursday

05.13.10

dear francisco pal√≥u: if you did indeed “found” san francisco atop a hill overlooking a rainbow, bedecked in an organic tweed poncho and birkenstocks, surrounded by psycadelic flowers and with a youthful naked guy clinging to your waist, you should be assured that your influence has prevailed.

Wednesday

05.12.10

dear purveyors of dead bugs: i have no need to pay $35 when these suckers die in my ceiling lamp for free.

Tuesday

05.11.10

dear paintings of good books on shelves: you are so cute, but where would i put you? next to my bookshelves?

Monday

05.10.10

dear men’s dress-up clothes: you are sooooooo boring.

Sunday

05.09.10

dear cinta: you offer about a million other high-end salon services, but you and i both know what’s up when it comes to your expert eyebrow threader, ahn.

Saturday

05.08.10

dear fellow express muni riders: thank you for waiting in line with me, it’s so much less stressful to know that when that bus chut-chuts along up to us, we will get on in an orderly, respectful and fair manner.