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Urban Living 101

Lessons from the mean streets

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Lesson I — Do not leave anything in a car parked on the street

Lesson II — Even if it’s just canvas bags inside a canvas bag

I learned Lesson II on returning to my car after the Ballet on Golden Gate Avenue, where I have parked forever when attending concerts in San Francisco. There’s always a spot if you get there before 6:45 PM —…




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