Tim and I spent the last four days eating, drinking and trekking our way through San Francisco.
Here is a view of the majestic City Hall from Alamo Square.
We stayed in the Mission District with my friends Rod and Greg, who moved to San Francisco from New Orleans about a year after I left in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.Obama in the Haight.
My buddy David, an editor at the San Francisco Chronicle and president of NLGJA, gave us a tour of the paper's headquarters just off Market Street
"Milk" was enjoying a return run at the iconic Castro Theater days before the film grabbed a couple of Oscars.
Greg and Tim in front of a massive map of SF in the observation deck of the tower at the de Young, the city's newest art museum.