Archive for the ‘UnusualStuff’ Category

My notes on getting a same day passport in SF

2016/12/20

The USA department of State has its act together here. Here are my notes on getting a same day or same week passport at the SF federal building.


1 – follow the web sites professionally done web site instructions.

2 – have the complete package in the envelope with ID and money for the trip to SF.

3 – the first goal is to get a number pass from the guard in the door. This is the same day walkin line.

4 – the guard eventually calls your number for entrance in the paper work check line.

5 – if you pass the paperwork hurdle you will be give an appointment number for that day.

6 – if you cannot prove you need the passport for the next day you will not be able to pick up the new passport until anytime after the next day after 3:30 pm.

7 – payment, I used Apple Pay!  For the agent I had she said I was the first person she had seen processed using Apple Pay on the state department credit card machines.

8 – you can get obtain at the point you are still at the window an authorization for a third party to pick up your passport on that future date when it is available.

All in all, what I read with the yelp reviews proved true, that said this was a much less painful experience than I thought it was going to be. Unlike that painful experience of going to the DMV.

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Another beautiful day in San Francisco

2014/10/19

Went by Beach chalet for sunset drinks. It was a beautiful sunset lighting up the sunset District of San Francisco.

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That fox ain’t dead yet

2014/07/03

It was a post rain storm 2am drive back from the Philly airport to Strasburg.

The fox jumped out in front of the car and thud. Got whacked.

I didn’t want to leave it to get smushed on the road.

I grabbed its tail to pull the fox off the road and it sprung to life.

It limped and hobbled off the road and into the tall grass at the side of the road.

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twitter mash up with android and iphone tweets

2014/04/07

twitter mash up with android and iphone tweets

You can locate Sight and Sound just north of Strasburg by the location of the tweets.

You can also see Lampeter Strasburg HS as a location of many tweets.

No tweets from Edisonville Road. I’ll have to change that :-).

P.S. I say over half the tweets from Strasburg are iPhone.

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Join the Goat Farm Republic!

2013/12/06

Looking for something to do this summer?

How about hang out on the Goat Farm Republic for a couple of months, only $250 per month.

http://goatfarmrepublic.org/home.html

Theo you’re always in to something.

About Marie Monville, the wife of the nickel mines shooter in Lancaster PA.

2013/11/13

About Marie Monville.

The gang of 30, the republican suicide bunch

2013/10/03

The gang of 30, the republican suicide bunch

Who are these people? The New Yorker Magazine gives some insight.

Finding a historic Ferrari in warm springs Fremont.

2013/04/26

Historic car spotted on Dixon landing road in warm springs.

It turned out to be a 1979 Ferrari. Funny all my friends on Facebook quickly identified it.

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There is no such thing as good debit

2012/04/30

Use this perspective from Yahoo http://finance.yahoo.com/news/myth-good-debt-170611202.html

I could have written this.

What is the thing about Ikea?

2010/02/28

I had my first visit to Ikea – in Palo Alto.

It was packed. Lots of people had there kids there. Things were cheep. Both in cost and quality.

I had the $2 two hot dogs and coke and bought a cassis drink.