The Sweet Revenge of The Toadies

Today we had a great day full of music with an acoustic concert by The Sweet Revenge at Clooney’s Pub in the afternoon and a late night concert at Bottom of the Hill headlined by The Toadies. Read on for more details and some cool YouTube embedded geekery.

Toad the Wet Sprocket Since ’89

Back on August 21, 1997, I visited Star Lake Ampitheatre in Burgettstown, PA and saw several really good bands put on a show. I had purchased extremely cheap tickets to the show, which featured Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Soul Coughing, Toad the Wet Sprocket and Neil Young with Crazy Horse.

Several Food Quests in one day, Era at its end.

For the past eight years or so, one San Francisco Financial District location near where I spend my work days has been a lunchtime staple and a post-work happy hour meetingplace. That local bar and grill is shutting down on Friday after more than 25 years in its current location. Why?

A funny aside…

My wife told me about an audience member tonight that was sitting next to her and an interchange that occurred between her and some of the other audience members. It was funny but I didn’t hear any of it from my seat.

Anniversary

Today was our eighth wedding anniversary. To celebrate, we spent the morning being lazy, the afternoon having a nice lunch at Panera Bread in Millbrae (I had the chicken tortilla soup and salad. My wife had chicken with wild rice soup. We split an Asiago cheese bagel with sun-dried tomato cream cheese. I had an…

Reentry Imminent

Every couple of years we remodel this site to attempt to encourage us to update it regularly with our goings-on. With the advent of MySpace, Twitter, Facebook and other social and blogging sites, we create places for ourselves there but sometimes find it hard to migrate those parts of our lives to this part of…