We Built This City

Broadcasting live from "Little Switzerland," San Francisco. Twitter @TheRealWBTC. E-mail me here. An explanation of the title here. My other blog: The Sutro Tower Fan Club. And no, he's not a greyhound, he's a whippet named Chase (Rocket passed away in March). PLEASE DON'T message me on Tumblr, I don't check those. Yes, it's a real tattoo.

A hilarious part of the Truckee Rodeo is “mutton bustin’,” where children aged 4-8 try to ride on a bucking sheep by holding on to its wool

Scenes from the Truckee Rodeo

Met this guy at the Truckee Rodeo, he is 18 years old!!! #WHOSAGOODDOG

Met this guy at the Truckee Rodeo, he is 18 years old!!! #WHOSAGOODDOG

Tahoe skies

Tahoe skies

The astonishingly clear water of Lake Tahoe

The astonishingly clear water of Lake Tahoe

Beach at Incline Village in Tahoe — so many thanks to my friend JM for hosting our girls’ weekend at her beautiful new Tahoe house

Beach at Incline Village in Tahoe — so many thanks to my friend JM for hosting our girls’ weekend at her beautiful new Tahoe house

Donner Lake

Donner Lake

Carquinez Bridge at dawn

Carquinez Bridge at dawn

Beautiful dawn skies over the East Bay

We’re excited that For the Record is making its BFF.fm radio debut this morning at 9:30, right after Roll Over Easy! Listen at http://bff.fm or use the Soundtap mobile app and choose the BFF.fm channel. Many thanks to Burrito Justice for putting it together and to Cosmic Amanda for letting us join the BFF family.

We’re excited that For the Record is making its BFF.fm radio debut this morning at 9:30, right after Roll Over Easy! Listen at http://bff.fm or use the Soundtap mobile app and choose the BFF.fm channel. Many thanks to Burrito Justice for putting it together and to Cosmic Amanda for letting us join the BFF family.

Partially-dismantled old Bay Bridge

Partially-dismantled old Bay Bridge

The best band in SF is playing the Friday after next (the 12th) at Amnesia. Early 7pm show, woo!

The best band in SF is playing the Friday after next (the 12th) at Amnesia. Early 7pm show, woo!

I’ve taken this picture so many times, but on nice days I still can’t resist

I’ve taken this picture so many times, but on nice days I still can’t resist

Bay Bridge under the bow of Cupid’s Span

Bay Bridge under the bow of Cupid’s Span

Friday lunchtime at the Ferry Building arts & crafts market

Friday lunchtime at the Ferry Building arts & crafts market