dreaming in the shadows of the Sleeping Maiden

Mt. Tam glimpsed behind Dennis Patton's statue of the sleeping maiden at the Sir Francis Drake B;vd. entrance to the Bon Air Shopping Center in Greenbrae

Dennis Patton‘s giant sleeping maiden slumbers night and day out of reach even from the long shadow of her namesake. It’s a sleep that keeps many of us cozily marooned on little grass mounds, even as we dream of scaling those mountains that rise like so much blue smoke in the corner of our vision.