I wish I had been with the astronomers at the Observatory on the morning of the big quake of '71. They got the best show in L.A. As the city rolled and heaved before them, generators all over town snapped and exploded, giving the entire event the festive air of city-wide fireworks.
I love fireworks, too, don't get me started. Ooh Ahh, Ooh Ahh. Here's some 'works I took at a Dodyers game.
When I arrive in San Francisco, I blast Journey's song, "Lights", on the Iphone and sing along as loud as I can. The song is about a lonely rock star, surveying the city he loves at dawn. I never arrive at dawn, so I sing, "When the lights go on in the City, and the moon shines on the ba-a-a-a-y..."
I was in San Francisco last weekend for the Night of Writing Dangerously, which I have renamed The Night of Eating Endlessly. At least, that's how it was for me. Read about that in my next post.
You might enjoy this Youtube featuring Journey and The City we all love.
Post Script: 4/30/13 I just checked this post for the first time in eons. They have blocked my Youtube. WHY?