When you love books and beautiful places as much as I do, you can't help but want to share them far and wide. Here are my go-to resources and recommendations to help you in your journey. So. . .

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Strong Sense of Place

New York Times Book Review

On Being

The Secret Library

My Favorite Podcasts

Ferry Building

A food lover's paradise right on the Bay.


Let's say you were coming to visit the Bay Area. These are my absolute favorite spots in and around The City and the places I'd tell you to for sure see.

Golden Gate Bridge

Best seen from this spot in the Presidio.

Fairmont Hotel

The rooftop garden lays the City at your feet.

japanese tea garden

A work of true art.

North beach

The Italian Quarter and home of City Lights.

union square

Bustling in all seasons, luminous at the holidays.

bodega bay

Untrammeled beauty.

The Seminary

Not a castle, but it looks like one.

muir woods

Ancient and alive.


"I've always imagined Paradise as a kind of library."
Jorge Luis Borges

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