July 25 & 26, 2001—Day 20, San Francisco, California to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania via Amtrak

July 25, 2001.

July 25, 2001.

Kyle left on his bus in the early morning on July 25th. I had a whole extra day to myself to explore San Francisco. I didn’t. I sat in a bar all day and drank. I took a trolley back to my hotel and slept until 5 a.m. the next morning. I was taking Amtrak back home to Philly. . . but I wasn’t ready to leave. Not yet. Not this way. I know I had to come back. And I did. . . I have.

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July 24, 2001—Day 19, San Francisco, California

July 24, 2001.

July 24, 2001.

 

Today Kyle and I did something we hadn’t done on our whole trip together. TIt was a milestone, and it happened on the last day of our trip. I met Kyle in front of my hotel in The Tenderloin… and we actually spent the day exploring the city together. We were finally able to do what we intended all along.

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