Monthly Archives: December 2012

San Francisco Rain

Posted on by Lee Richmond

During my second week in San Francisco, the winter rains began. I guess I thought that California didn’t really have winter; it certainly hadn’t occurred to me that winter would be day after day of rain. And what rain! San Francisco rain was hard and cold and constant. It came down in sheets — and [...]

The first time …

Posted on by Lee Richmond

The first time I went to California, I was not hitchhiking. I rode the Greyhound bus. I had just been kicked out of college at the beginning of my senior year, my old car had only taken me as far as Albany before breaking down, and I was not a happy traveler.The trip took three [...]