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Sep 18, 2018 - The Streets of San Francisco

The appointment to have my window replaced was at 8 this morning. It was in San Rafael which is only about half way to San Fran but it still took me an hour to get there. They took me first thing and I was done by 10:300. Continued into town and parked down near the Wharf again but only $36 for all day this time rather than the $60 from Sunday. Hadn’t had breakfast so the first order of business was to get something to eat. Decided on Bubba Gump Shrimp at Pier 39. There were two walking tours in the AAA Guidebook I wanted to take so I...

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Sep 17, 2018 - Golden Gate Park & The Summer of Love

Decided to do some of the other items available on the 2 day ticket I bought that were out around Golden Gate Park. I planned on taking the 12:30 Haight-Ashbury walking tour. Thought I’d also do the park/beach tour included on the ticket. Left the hotel around 9. Again, took over an hour to get to Golden Gate Park. Took a while to figure out the parking situation. It was free but limited to 4 hours. Found a space that was a rather lengthy walk to the park tour pickup point, then I initially went to the wrong spot, so didn’t get on the...

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Sep 16, 2018 - What a Way to Start a Visit!

Not a particularly pleasant to start to my time here. Went to a nearby McDonalds for breakfast and when I came out someone had smashed the window in the sliding door on the driver’s side. 8 AM on a Sunday morning. ARE. YOU. KIDDING. ME?!! This was in a strip mall that looked just like the ones around home. Nothing sketchy that I could see. Although later when I was talking to this guy, he says Richmond is a terrible area and this type of thing happens all the time. Cops didn’t want anything to do w/ it. Told me to file a report online....

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