Author: Richard

I moved to the west coast for cheap weed

When I decided to move to the West Coast for cheap weed, I didn’t realize the cost of living was going to be a fortune. I looked at the online prices for recreational marijuana and they were half the price of the medical prices I was paying in my state. That made my decision to […]

Pride is on the rise in California

The cheapest one bedroom apartment in my neighborhood is $1550 and the square footage is smaller than most hotel rooms California has one of the largest LGBTQ populations in the entire country, with San Francisco consistently ranking near the top of the list. Pride is on the rise in California and that can be seen […]

The first earthquake really scared me

I moved to the bay area when I was a young child. My dad was stationed at a base close to San Francisco. My sister and I loved going to the beach and we spent a lot of time by the water in San Francisco. The first time I ever experienced an earthquake was when […]

We got the best pork dumplings in Chinatown

Chinatown in San Francisco, California has one of the largest concentrations of Chinese culture, restaurants, and people outside of China. The first Chinese immigrants arrived in San Francisco in the 1850s. 10 years later, the first Chinese only school was created in San Francisco. During the 1800s, California passed a lot of laws to protect […]

San Francisco has terrible traffic during tourist season

The best time to visit San Francisco, California, must be the spring season. I work for a cannabis dispensary as a delivery driver. Most of the time the roads aren’t busy, but the traffic isn’t terrible. Ever since the beginning of the spring season, the traffic downtown has been absolutely horrible. If you haven’t been […]

California is even cooler than I imagined

Throughout most of my life, I imagined California as I saw it in the movies. I imagined movie sets on street corners and shopping like Gucci, Dolce and Gabbana, and haute couture clothing stores. I thought California was filled with mountains and hills, and I thought the desert was part of the midwest. When I […]