dreaming in the shadows of the Sleeping Maiden

Mt. Tam glimpsed from the San Rafael/Richmond Bridge

Today is the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th Anniversary. A big day of celebrations, of crowds, and of civic excitement. We here at our house had much smaller, and more private, excitements; not exactly what you could call a crowd — but plenty of celebration over the last two days that brought the surprise visit of two dear family members from afar. With the Golden Gate Bridge closed tonight for fireworks and with our guests having to catch a flight back to their respective abodes from the San Francisco Airport, we thought it best to go to the East Bay for a quick dinner before they were to head over the San Francisco Bay Bridge, the only option available to them.

And so it came that today’s post of the mountain had me glimpse the peaks from the bridge, albeit not the bridge that’s in the news…