Dias de los Muertos

We Find Ourselves: Dias De los Muertos

This is a long post, but an important one for me in finding another part of myself in the Oakland Museum of California. So that I wouldn’t miss the museum over the summer months when there are no school tours, I made sure that I drop by the History Gallery at least twice a month.… Continue reading We Find Ourselves: Dias De los Muertos

Gold Rush Guides · Zell Family

So Much to Read, So Little Time

One of the techniques we learned during our training was storytelling. To integrate this technique into my tours, I look for opportunities to find out our visitors’ “Coming to California” stories. I always tell them a bit about mine, which started in 1977 when I decided to move from Portland, Oregon to San Francisco. But… Continue reading So Much to Read, So Little Time