Monthly Archives: November 2014

Turn Verein Cottages

I suspect the Tanforan Cottages are two of the six portable houses that Carl Jake brought about the cape on a Clipper Ship and set of up south of San Francisco.  I assumed they were erected in Belmont, but, I … Continue reading

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Janke Park, Hall, And Stagecoach Line

Very few families can say their kindred owned a Stagecoach Line, Theme Park, and a Turnverein Hall, or two. Carl Janke was half owner of the Belmont Accommodation Company that ran between Belmont ‘Beautiful Mountain’, and Halfmoon Bay. Mrs. Walter … Continue reading

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The Turners

Yesterday I discovered one of my great grandfathers founded a Turnverein Hall on Bush Street in San Francisco. This hall was a place one could go hear music and practice gymnastics. The Seamens Friendly Union met here, and the Vigilance Committee.  … Continue reading

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Darren Wilson – Fugitive From Justice

In my unprofessional opinion, officer Darren Wilson is a Fugitive From Justice. I just learned no photos or measurement were taken at the Crime Scene. “The medical investigator did not take photographs at the scene of Brown’s killing because the … Continue reading

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Belmont Legacy of Carl Janke

Originally posted on Rosamond Press:
Months after my sister’s death I went to the Sacramento Library and looked at microfish about a legal battle between the heirs of Carl Janke’s estate in Belmont that appeared in the San Francisco Call.…

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Come To Magic Mountain

This is a tale of Three Amphitheaters, and, One Magical Mountain. In June of 1967 I watched the Loading Zone pack their trailer with their sound equipment and head out for Mount Tamalpais to play at a concert in the … Continue reading

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Mimi the Muse

Mimi Farina-Baez walked the earth as the embodiment of the Pre-Raphaelite Muse. She was a modern day Troubadour. I met her at the last Monterey Pop Festival, and fell in love. She owned the look I loved, that I found in other … Continue reading

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Miller and the Rosemaries

Originally posted on Rosamond Press:
“Several times a year members invite ladies to share both the dinner and the entertainment — sometimes as performers. On these occasions guests always include widows of former Savages, who are known as Rosemaries (after…

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Master Miller’s Artist and Poet Colony

Originally posted on Rosamond Press:
On April 17, 2014, I found a Pre-Raphaelite Grail at the Lane County Historical Society, that hopefully will change the way we look at things today, and the way we live and communicate with one…

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ISIS Marks Nazarites For Death

Originally posted on Rosamond Press:
http://theweek.com/article/index/263782/one-of-the-worlds-most-ancient-christian-communities-is-about-to-vanish-forever “One of the world’s most ancient Christian communities is about to vanish forever Threatened by ISIS, Mosul’s Christians say goodbye.” ISIS has been marking the doors of Christian sects with a N for “Nazarite”.…

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