In case you didn't know: The Golden State hosted the first-ever Super Bowl back in 1967, and has been the site of 10 out of 50 big games—making California second (tied with Louisiana) only to Florida, which has hosted 15 Super Bowls.
Though San Francisco is a literary city, the typical idioms don’t apply here. The one about the pot calling the kettle black is both racist and offensive to Williams-Sonoma, where the best pots are copper and the priciest kettles stainless. And you can certainly have your cake and eat it too—just ask Elizabeth Falkner.
Lately I’ve been demystifying the notion that you can’t teach old dogs new tricks. The old dogs: my parents, who emigrated from New York to San Francisco practically moments after my wife gave birth to our daughter, who’s now 2.
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