From the DMV to Nirvana

Our last day in San Francisco found us back at the Department of Motor Vehicles.  But before we ran our last errand in The City, I picked up breakfast for us from Sugar Café.  We shared a Cinnamon Pecan Brioche and a Dark & White Chocolate Brioche.  They were very tasty.  Too tasty.  Ryan and I decided that they spelled certain death should we make that a regular breakfast.

Cafe Sugar is a neat little café.  It feels like it belongs in Los Angeles with its modern furnishings and a tiny bit pretentious employees.  The menu is full what read to be pretty delicious items though with a name like Sugar Café, you would think there would be more sweets on the menu.  I guess really though, that’s okay, we eat enough crap as it is.

I hope to enjoy an entire meal there the next time we get out to San Francisco.

This time Ryan was getting his ambulance license.  The wait was quite a bit longer this time around.

We had the same, hilarious DMV agent.  We threatened to be back and what do you know, we were and we had him.  He was really fun, made being at the DMV not so painful.

All the studying paid off as Ryan passed his ambulance test with flying colors.  We took the 24 down Divisadero to the Castro where Kevin was waiting.  The plan was shopping and then lunch at Nirvana.

I picked up a little gift for Micheal and Ryan got a couple of things for some co-workers.

Lunch at Nirvana was awesome.  Mike and Kevin used to bring me there all the time, well, at least three times haha.  I had the Tofu Panini on Focaccia while Ryan had the Mano Mango Noodles.  They have quite a few vegetarian dishes, highly recommend it.

Kevin drove us to our Hotel 480 where we were staying to pick up our bags and then off to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to catch our flight out of San Francisco.

We used the excuse that we were on vacation one last time as Ryan got a Kona Mocha Chip ice cream and while I sipped on my Dark Chocolate Frappe from Pete’s Coffee.  I sure do miss Pete’s, they make the best cappuccino.

So here we are, waiting for the boarding for our plane to begin.  I’m hoping to get some work done on the flight so I’m not so rushed when I get home to finish this project.

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The Pinnacles Revisited

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Today, Kevin and I headed up to the great wide north of… Boone County and to The Pinnacles.

Yesterday, Wednesday, I went to The Pinnacles with Ryan. He brought me there for the first time and just opened my eyes to a beautiful part of this region which I had never even heard of.

Kevin and I had a really great time. He just knows so much about nature, especially in Missouri. It was fun climbing the rocks and enjoying the landscape and views… He also kind of saved my life today! There was this large, and beautiful, copperhead snake! He caught it just before I got to it, lucky me!

Check it out later on.

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That picture is my favorite from the trip, pretty much. You all know I love flowers, this one just takes the cake.

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Speaking of beautiful landscapes, check this out. The sky was just gorgeous today and the foliage this beautiful emerald green. It was just such a beautiful day.

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Here’s that copperhead snake I wrote about up there. Just look at him, he looks perfect. Kevin saw a copperhead just like one we saw today, in the same place a few years ago. Craziness!

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I’m not so sure about this butterfly picture. It was hard to fit his wings in total focus because he kept flapping the damned things! Quite pretty, even with all of the flapping.

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While, perhaps, nothing too special, the coloring in this shot, I just adore.

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