Camper Shell in San Francisco

Camper Shell in San FranciscoWell, um…

Undoubtedly faux (polyurethane) brick siding. They do look pretty real, but if they were, the springs would be crushed and tires blown out. Liberal application of polyurethane foam to seal cracks.

Average rent for apartments in SF dropped almost $1,000 in the last year, but still they’re about $3100 per month.

From Carter Kimball

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“Crackerjack Half-Milers”

“Crackerjack Half-Milers”

My long-time friend, Bob McGrouther and me at one of our high school reunions (Lowell, San Francisco, class of 1952). We both ran the half mile, Bob in 2:03, me, 2:06, and were referred to in the SF Chronicle as “Lowell’s crackerjack half-milers,” which we still allude to. One day our track coach was watching us train and he said that Bob, 6′4″, took 2 steps to my 3.

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Iceland’s Innovations to Reach Net-Zero – in Photos

Iceland’s Innovations to Reach Net-Zero – in Photos

Isolated and challenged by a harsh climate and battered by the financial crisis of 2008, Iceland has successfully moved away from fossil fuels and shifted to 100% electricity production from renewable sources. The island nation has developed high-tech greenhouses to grow organic vegetables and embraced sustainable fish farming, ecotourism, breakthrough processes for carbon capture and disposal, and efforts to restore the forests that were lost in earlier centuries.

www.theguardian.com/…

From Maui Surfer

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9-Year-Old Rock & Roll Drummer from England

I read about her in the children’s section of the New York Times on Sunday. In an article by Jeremy Gordon, her new friend drummer Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer, said: “I watched it in amazement, not only because she was nailing all of the parts, but the way that she would scream when she did her drum rolls … “There’s something about seeing the joy and energy of a kid in love with an instrument. She just seemed like a force of nature.”

Here she is at 7 years old:

Google her here to see more (including her challenging Grohl to a drum battle — and winning:

www.google.com/search?q=Nandi+Bushell

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