Day Zero - Pasadena - "And so it begins..." Monday, April 17th
Monday morning and I'm in the shower, blearily
staring out the window as I reach for the shampoo. It's rather gray outside, but this doesn't bother me much as it's
been gray outside the last few mornings, followed by nice clear
afternoons. Just a bit later, I turn
off the shower...and still hear water running...
...it's raining - hard!
And it keeps raining hard, all day long, as I go
to the laundromat, as I drop off an article with Allison for Word of Mouth
magazine, as I buy the last few sandwich-making items at the store, as we try
to pack the car, and as we drive to Glendale that evening for Dee Dee's class.
I was really, really
sure the rains were over for the season.
I kill a couple of hours at the Borders
bookstore in Glendale while Dee Dee's in class, then drive back to the college (or nearly so. Our cell phone won't work actually at
the college, closest is about a half-mile away, and I have to be in the clear, since Dee Dee's supposed to call when she's finished class). I sit in the car, listening to the Lord of the Rings
books on tape set (unabridged, so it takes a lot
of listening to), when finally at about 9:30 Dee Dee calls and I head on up the street.
All Linked Pictures Copyright of The Sites They're Linked To,
All Non-Linked Pictures Copyright 2000 - David William Johnson