Ambassador Cleo


One of the things I am most proud of is my slavish desire for affection my devotion to being a good ambassador.  I am an unofficial ambassador for San Francisco and for rescue dogs, though if the Mayor or the folks in charge of the SF/SPCA want to throw me a bone (ha!) and hire me, I will consider each of their offers seriously.

Today I made this little boy's dream come true.  I was out for my regular "wanna go for a walk" when we passed a huge group/family.  My PL slowed to make a turn and heard this little whisper "is that a dog?"

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San Francisco Landmark is open for a grouchy puppy


The Palace of Fine Arts is once again open to the public. They did an amazing job over the years with its restoration. I love walking around here.

Did you know, after the devastation of the 1906 earthquake and fire, San Francisco was anxious to show the world that it had risen from the ashes. So in 1910, business and civic leaders gathered to discuss making San Francisco the site of the century’s first great world’s fair — a grand exposition that would honor the completion of the Panama Canal. In just two hours, they raised $4 million — and beat out competitors New Orleans and Washington, D.C., to host the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition.

On opening day, February 20, 1915, 255,149 people walked through the entry gates to experience the first world event of the 20th century. By the time the exposition closed nine months later, more than 18 million people — about 20 times the population of San Francisco at the time — would visit the exposition. And when this spectacular festival came to a close with fireworks and a solitary bugler playing taps, by all accounts, the crowds wept.

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