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  • Waiting for a ride

January 7


A short wait this morning and my ride is a big lovely Ford truck.  This is a 2-door with a rear seat – I’m in the front, and scooch my seat forward a bit for the fellow in the rear.  We drive across the Carquinez  Bridge into dense fog.  The driver thanks us for riding with him and I thank him for the ride.  We’re listening to NPR.

As we pass Emeryville and take the carpool lane overpass, I see a flock of winter geese resting in the still water pools below (part of the East shore park).  May be the flock who flew over our house last night, honking and flapping, on their migration south.

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