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High Society

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Big cities have always had “society“. Opening night at the opera, the ballet, art galleries, the whole schmear – – rich people love to see and be seen. After all, what else are they going to do with their time?

New York City is the king of this kind of thing, but little San Francisco certainly has its fair share of society pages, articles, and reviews. I see a lot of the same faces over and over again (including people I know), and I think it’s frankly a bit psychotic to be so obsessed with seeing your picture in print in every single issue of Nob Hill Gazette or whatever else it is you think your friends read.

I saw one this morning which, for obvious reasons, got my attention…………