dreaming in the shadows of the Sleeping Maiden

Mt. Tam glimpsed from the Bon Air Bridge in Larkspur

June, which means summer is nearly here. The air is heavy with bright haze from today’s heat. The bridge at Bon Air in the midday sun looks light — as in a beam of light. There are shades of Italy in the landscape in this hour. Shades from long ago, when this angle of light was as good as church bells pealing for the hour of the siesta. The fact that it’s Friday will have to do for any anticipation of a little welcome slowness….