San Jose and San Francisco recap

Whew.  It was a jam-packed trip.  We went to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum and the Oakland Zoo.  We swung by my mom’s childhood home in El Cerrito, where my family used to visit every summer, and we took my boys to a nearby park that my sisters and I used to play at.  We later visited the graves of my maternal grandparents and one of my uncles.

In SF, we went to the Exploratorium and the aquarium, hung out at Pier 39, took a cable car to Chinatown, went on a boat ride past Alcatraz, walked along Lombard Street, and drove across the Golden Gate Bridge.  And a huge thank you to my parents and mother-in-law for affording my husband and me some date time!  He and I really enjoyed the Tonga Room tiki bar.

Lots of memories and inspiration from both Worldcon and my family travels afterward.  And on the final night of the trip, I learned that I’ve sold another story!  Stay tuned.  In the meantime, here’s a flurry of photos.