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Pin Tales: The Waitress

With thanks to Janice Jow, who suggested writing down and sharing the stories of The Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin Project. This is the story of The Waitress. My friend and I went out for brunch one Sunday. My friend … Continue reading

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Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin Project: Lessons Learned #1, Do It Scared

Back when I was a Girl Scout, I volunteered to pull the wagon full of cookie boxes if the other girl would ring doorbells and ask people to buy cookies. I like people, but I’m an introvert, and shy. Talk … Continue reading

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The Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin Project: What Was It About?

  In November of 2016, I found myself increasingly distressed by the tone of civic life, not just in America, but around the world. There was a new level of just plain, low-down meanness. Name calling, threats… it seemed as … Continue reading

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Pin Tales: The De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

This was one of those that was both not as good as I expected, and much, much better. Because The De Young Museum is running a “summer of love” – themed exhibition, I thought this would be a great place … Continue reading

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Pin Tales: Mission Dolores Park, San Francisco

This is the stop that almost didn’t  happen. I was tired and dejected after our stop in the Haight Ashbury district. It wasn’t that people had rejected the Safe Harbor Pin — most of them had no idea they were … Continue reading

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