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An addendum to driving this past weekend

Taking a much needed break from work, I attempt to finish the earlier post. Now that tourists are back in town, I have a ‘last hope’ of finding a fare if the City is empty everywhere else: Fisherman’s Wharf, affectionately … Continue reading

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Driving highlights

(Last week) I picked up an attractive young lady from a hospital out in the Richmond and took her back toward work downtown. She was (and my best guess says she still is) British and we chatted about about how … Continue reading

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Driving highlights

There’s a new traffic light at California and (upper) Stockton. It’s a real buzz-kill when you’re flying up or down California Street, but it’s a wonder there was never one before. This intersection splits 2 segments of California which both … Continue reading

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Free Wi-Fi makes people happy.

Two fun pieces on free Wi-Fi. First, a nicely written commentary on Wired suggests that you should unlock your wireless router! It’s not as crazy as it sounds. Second, a well funded startup called Meraki claims it will create a … Continue reading

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Rainy Monday night and Tuesday morning

During the shift It rained. It rained a lot. It rained from the start of my shift (12:30 am) until the end (11:30 am). I took a gay Filipino guy from the Castro out to the Sunset. He was a … Continue reading

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A busy Thursday in the City

I showed up as an ‘extra’ to work on Thursday. I wasn’t regularly scheduled to work, so that makes me an ‘extra’. I show up to the garage around 6am and wait for a car to become available. As a … Continue reading

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Sunday by day, Sunday by night

This past weekend I worked Sunday 5am-3pm, slept from 4pm-11pm, and then worked Monday from 12am-11am. A group of about 6 hipsters flagged my van down in the Mission around 1am: It was a friend’s 21st birthday and they got … Continue reading

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