Before he left, she told him to drive down Highway 1, exit, and park in Sausalito. There, he’d fall in love with the ocean views and San Francisco skyline. Drive up Conzelman Road atop the hills overlooking the bay, pull around the turnabout, and park on the side. He’d be standing as tall as the spires of the Golden Gate and feel close enough to almost touch them. If he were lucky, the clouds would hover just above the ocean and transport him to another world.
Take pictures. Lots of them.
And so he did.