Any change in the schedule causes a ripple effect. When the whole country shifts back an hour it takes several days for us to catch up. Add in our busy weekend and forget about it! Maggie fell asleep an hour early last night and by the time the nurse arrived at 11 all of us were sound asleep in the living room.
My posting has been slow of late. We have been very busy entertaining Betty and Vanya. In fact I think I'm using the extra hour to write this. On Friday night we went out for Chinese food, Saturday we went to the Legion of Honor to see the Pisarro exhibit, they toured Fort Point and then we had a picnic at Crissy Field. The rain was threatening all day, but held off
Yesterday we went to Ghiradelli Square. We felt it was out obligation to show our guests the Chocolate factory, or the remnants of it. We hadn't been there is a very long time. I remembered why when we arrived. It its the LEAST accessible place in San Francisco. Multiple levels with one elevator that comes four steps above ground level - WHAT??!?!?!.You have to call a security guard to unlock a lift to get up those stairs to get to the elevator that takes you to a bunch of shops that cannot fit a wheelchair. Even in the chocolate factory itself you could not maneuver with a chair. I'm sure they don't get many in there, but I can tell you there's a reason for that. All in all a colossal fail.
We wandered around Fisherman's wharf and stopped in at Cost Plus. It's always important to take visitors to our city to a store that specializes in imports from around the world, including Germany. Oops. Still they had fun.
Maggie loves to use her dynavox to say hello to each of them and they have become very adept at responding, even when she says hello 20 times. Maggie has them well trained.
It is hard to believe they will be leaving us in a couple of days and things will go back to "normal." There are still so many sites I want to see!
P.S. I forgot my gratitude for today. I am thankful that this experience has been so positive - but I am also thankful that tomorrow is election day and all the phone calls and junk mail will stop for a while. If you are in SF., don't forget to vote tomorrow.