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Fred D.

San Francisco, CA, United States

I've lived and worked in San Francisco since 1975, and am quite fond of—and, perhaps, slightly jaundiced toward—my long-adopted home, a. k. a.

"The City".

I have been numbered as a local student/practitioner of fine, commercial and industrial arts: commercial graphics, multi-media design, and as a craftsman in our once-mighty commercial printing industry.

I'm occasionally zealous in defense/restoration of natural habitats, parks, regional agriculture, and historic architecture. Special appreciation must go to food—glorious food! Cosmopolitanism has its benefits; San Francisco is a foodie's paradise.

The ride never ends. Truly I am a tourist in my own life here in "The City", "Baghdad by the Bay", "The Queen of the Pacific", "Fog City", or (more poetically) "the cool, grey city of love".

Credentials

Certified Tour Director, International Tour Management Institute (ITMI), 2015
Member: San Francisco Tour Guide Guild
BFA (Drawing), California College of Art, 1975
AAS (Commercial Printing and Liberal Arts), WACC, 1972

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