More car stories.  I'm inching up Howard... I think it's Howard, and there's the bridge in my rear-view mirror.  Familiar.  The Bridge.  Capital B.  Unlike that thing they are building on the other side.  

Am I the only one who doesn't get it?

First of all, it's white.

It does not match.

It looks like the mast of an ugly boat.

It only has one tower.

It's flatter than the Dumbarton.

Did I say it doesn't match?

And those lights?  What's up with the lights.  I wish they'd light it up so I can get a preview of what we'll see at night.  

No, don't light it up. I can wait.

When are they tearing down the old one.  I can Google that.  The old Carquinez is still there.  And it's been a while.

I signed up to bike across it on Labor Day.... if it opens.  I want to do it for the novelty of biking across the bridge and looking at the bay from another angle.  Not for the bridge.

It will not grow on me.  I will not like it.  I'm glad I'm old enough to say I remember the old bay bridge... the grey one with the big bolts and lots of right angles.  It was cool.  The way a bridge should be.  Maybe now I'll move to The City.


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