The stuff that dreams are made of

09/10/07 - posted by jb

Shortcake, needing an excuse to wear her new hat, and I are giving serious thought about taking the Dashiell Hammett tour this Sunday that meets at the Main Library at noon. A Yahoo review clocks it at 4 hours and about 3 miles through Nob Hill and the Tenderloin and it runs only till the end of September.

Any of you gumshoes have some first hand experience with what sounds like a fascinating expedition? I'm recovering from some surgery but the 3 miles seems do-able over a 4 hour treck. The movie is fresh in my memory, having just watched it last week on TMC (thank God he didn't try to colorize it) and I guess, if push came to shove, I could always park my keister on a stool at John's Grill and order up the lamb chops.

Also want to have enough energy left to make the Monday nite gathering at the Cliff House. From what I gather, we take a left at Cowboy Bob in the lobby, look for the rowdies and duck when the bottles start flying.

Well, here's lookin' at you kids...all clues regarding this tour are appreciated.

Thanks,
jb

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