I’ve spent the holidays in a dozen cities,from Los Angeles to New York. I still think one of the most beautiful places to enjoy Christmas is San Francisco.
On Christmas Eve, people packed into Union Square to see the tree, the Menorah and the ice rink.
We stopped by Lefty O’Douls for the annual toy drive. The bar had a huge wall of gifts from boys and girls.
“…and the bells will ring out on Christmas day!”
Lefty’s piano man performed the Pogues’ “Fairytale of New York.” I sang along with the chorus.
We made dinner in Fremont. My hubby baked his chicken with herbs. I made pesto sauce with basil leaves from our garden. I added that to wheat penne and diced tomatoes. I had the Chirstmas station playing on Pandora and we toasted the holidays with a Bonny Doon Sirah.
We ended up eating more good food and laughing with my family in SoCal, 24 hours later.
Christmas Good Times.