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Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Victorians side by side with modern structures. As cities mature they are shaped by the constant tension between old and new, tall and short, broad strokes and fine grain. Now there's a fresh example of this tension in San Francisco, and it's not some cloud-popping tower downtown. It's a synagogue in the largely residential Richmond District that rises just 40 feet - but commands a prominent corner with a strong modern design that pushes the notion of neighborhood context to the breaking point.
My friends and I have a Tradition but the only tradition that is taking place is Cuban domination. Fidel may be on his last leg but the Cuban I know is going strong. Once again, Omar was the winner of this year's weekend games. The highlight competition for me was the revised Gaunlet and the water balloon target practice (pictured here).