Updates from the Frontier (part 2)

Today I’m supposed to be heading out to Bakersfield and points south.  It’s really hard to leave: I still love San Francisco.  Went down to Weird Stuff Warehouse yesterday, which was fun.  Also got to hang out a bit with a couple of friends.

Into the abyss known as the Central Valley…

Update from the frontier…

Okay, just one of those bloggy updates about where I’m at and what’s going on. On Thursday I started driving south, and wound up in San Francisco. Been spending the last couple of days immersing myself in the city I love.

On Friday I did a little whirlwind tour: Fisherman’s Wharf, the Musee Mecanique (and I got much delight from freaking out my travelling companion with Laughing Sal), Ghirardelli Square (and got the required Death By Chocolate), and a ride on the cable car.

We are staying in a cheap motel in Pleasanton, which means that BART is the carriage of choice into the City.. when did BART replace the carpet with the plastic flooring?  The new flooring seems to make the already noisy BART experience that much worse.. is it just me?

Anyway, on Saturday we drove up to Lucky Mojo Curio Co. near Santa Rosa.  This is a great little “all things occult” store, with awesome incense, oils, and herbs.  I picked up a very beautiful blue crystal ball and a new Tarot card deck I’ve never seen before.  It was a wonderfully pleasant drive in the Northern California country to boot.

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