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Into San Francisco Early This Morning

I left around 6AM, stars were out, it was cold. My MO for these early morning rides into the city: cup of fresh ginger tea, a bit of power plant in Ploom, the Michael Des Barres program on Sirius radio (for which I thank you, Lew!), iPhone ready for whatever pops up.

This morning as I drove the windy road, I counted 54 lights out in the sea, crab season just opened, and it might be a good one. Neighbor fisherman Todd pulled 35 pots the 1st day, got 700 lbs. dungeness crab (we had fresh crab with 1-hour-old porcini pasta, + my brother's deep red Syrah wine last night, ahem).

I was driving my Toyota truck (picking up lumber today) when, on a tight turn, a white Porsche, came roaring up behind me, didn't hesitate, whipped around me with a roar, crossing the double line, baby -- you go!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQ6akiGRcL8&list=RDlQ6akiGRcL8#t=0

It's always a thrill to go thru the tunnel and see the Golden GateBridge. This is my bridge; I've been to the top of it, and crossed under it in a kayak -- and this the city that I love to this day, 81 years later. I start the day with a latte and brioche at Cafe Roma, old-school coffee house in North Beach, spend a few hours writing, editing, blogging, listening to music on earphones before venturing out for the day's chores.

This was playing as I went through the tunnel:

3 comments:

Where Next ? said...

Excellent, excellent stuff Lloyd. On my favourites list for a long time now. Almost as good as https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92WoPrrwbzA

Later Dude

Martin said...

You know how to live a very balanced and elegant lifestyle - perhaps grist for another book?

Lloyd Kahn said...

Where Next -- Great song! Got me checking out Darryl's House…

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