Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Travel Stories- San Francisco

San Francisco has many hippies, dogs on ropes, Victorian houses, and flowers. What it lacks are children and affordable housing. There are actually more dogs than children in San Francisco, but the few children that are there are hyper smart and sophisticated. These are the children that will rule the world some day. At around eight years the average San Franciscian child can hold adult conversations, show off his or her developed sense of aesthetics, speak two languages, and read the Economist front to back.

This little spark picked out her jacket at a trendy thrift store at Haight and Ashbury. She likes whole grains and organic dairy.

Many kids go to after school tutoring programs like "Score Mountain" here, just so that they can keep up.

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