Last cold Christmas morning I took a traditional dogwalk through S.F.'s fabled Haight-Ashbury. It was pretty much empty of people on the streets. But left behind were a fair number of unfortunate souls lying in doorways.
Fans at football games are not chanting: "We're No. 6!" Well, maybe they are in Dolphins Stadium these days, but you get the point. Miami was once first in the nation in per capita charitable giving and now we are sixth.