The Powerbear Press

A peek into a perhaps non-typical California mind


Archive for February, 2007

Fog in the head, not in San Francisco

Saturday, February 24th, 2007

As luck would have it, the weather in San Francisco was gorgeous. Each day had one of those “reason to live here” clear skies with temperatures typically San Francisco – hot if you’re in the sun, cold if you’re in the shade. Several times we both laughed and said “maybe we left too soon”….then we […]

Bear Attitude

Sunday, February 18th, 2007

You hear it all the time – “Bear is an attitude” – but no one seems willing to elaborate on what that means. So of course I’m going to try. Bear Attitude is about being comfortable with your body. There is a popular perception that Bears must be overweight. Bear attitude is less about being […]

Intro to Bear Culture blog

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007

I recently realized that I’ve been a part of Bear culture for about 20 years. I’ve seen lots of changes for both better and worse and I decided that I want to relate some history and comment on what I see. I’m not setting any guidelines for this, and some posts will go through revisions […]

Don’t Hit Your Head on the Walls

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007

Sunday in Denver was gorgeous – sunny and 60 degrees (F). That evening we had several friends meet us for drinks at a hotel bar with a great view. Monday we drove up to Keystone to go skiing, but John was feeling sick from the altitude just walking around so we came back to Denver. […]

Blue Skies and Thin Air

Sunday, February 11th, 2007

We make a trip to Denver every year. In addition to visiting friends, we get our taxes done and check on our rental condo so the trip is tax deductible. We landed on Friday night in fog – something very unusual for this city. The good news is that this was the first Friday in […]