The End of the Slide?

Oh nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

For hours last night, in the deep of the dark, I listened to the wind. It was hard to sleep.

We have a family of Eucalyptus trees in the center of the street, and, thank goodness, they caught the blows from the rain-less storm.

The last time Devil’s Slide was closed (1990s), every morning I looked out of my window and saw the endless line of commuters feeding into Highway 1 for the tedious ride to 92, the only other road out of here.

Bring all your electronic toys with you as you struggle to get to work.

P.S. We have a friend, we call him “Foley”, and he lives “over the hill”. He’s a big old Irish guy–he was a pilot for United (before that, TWA)–his father was a dentist in San Mateo. Every time there’s a Coastside car accident or road closing, he calls to give us the “good” news. But we haven’t heard from this morning– maybe this time the news (that the Slide may be closed forever) is so bad that he’s sparing us. Do you think? Today, got the “indefinitely closed alert” from