So I post what I think are interesting, fun shots of San Francisco, and all of the feedback I get from my blog viewers is "oh, what a cute kitty!". So without further ado, more Chloe, obviously showing off for the camera:
The new Westfield San Francisco Centre cost a TON of money to build in order to preserve the historic, 1908 glass dome. I took a bunch of pics & a video to preserve its first holiday season restored to prominence.
Not only is Richard cool enough to live in a fabulous Victorian he restored himself, then share it with many other San Francisco folks, but he's got a great sense of humor too. Prominently displayed in his basement player music room:
I'm lucky enough to have a fabulous organization to volunteer with - San Francisco City Guides. What more could you ask for - an army of volunteers who lead no fewer than THIRTY walking tours per week in San Francisco. For free.
I'm also lucky because some of our special events are held in a most special home - Richard Reutlinger's fabulously restored Victorian near Alamo Square. The exterior looks like this:
And the neighborhood looks like this:
And the main floor interior looks like this, all gussied up for the holidays:
This home was gutted and turned into a church in the 60's, and Richard purchased it from them in the late 60's and has slowly, painstakingly restored it back to Victorian glory. This is an authentic Henry Geilfuss, and it's so fabulous to have one of the San Francisco Victorians of Geilfuss shown so well in the 21st century.
Her name is Chloe Karizma DeRocha, and she is an honored guest in my household for a few months. Chloe enjoys eating, playing after eating, laying in the sun, and asking to eat. At 4:50 in the morning. Every morning. A little of her tortietude: