Monthly Archives: May 2012

Happy Birthday Golden Baby!

Today we are blessed with celebrating the 75th birthday of our marvelous Golden Gate Bridge! When the span opened in 1937, many of the bay area’s diverse ethnic groups participated in public celebrations held right on the span. Among the … Continue reading

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Fort Ross 2012 Celebration Continues

San Francisco’s Presidio is the host location for¬† 4 upcoming events in May, June, August, and October. Pioneer Naturalists and Russian Influences in Early California will be presented on May 17, General Vallejo’s Legacy on June 28, Between Heaven and … Continue reading

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Rurik Profile: the Ship’s Doctor

The last character to be revealed in my fairytale¬† The Prince the Bear and the Golden Poppy (March 9, 2012 post) is the captain of the Rurik. Thinly disguised, Czar Kotzevon was inspired by Captain Otto von Kotzebue. To his … Continue reading

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