Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Emeryville
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- Indoor pool
- High-speed internet in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
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Today we left our gracious hosts Tom and Sarah-Lee Herz and the City of ...
... We looked to see what he was signing and it was his book of life inside Alcatraz. It was a former prisoner. What madness!! I bet he didn’t think all those years ago he was banged up that 50 years later he would be back there signing books for tourists! Well I had to get a signed book and a picture with William Baker. That opportunity is not going to come around very often and there can’t be that many former prisoners that are still alive. I actually felt honored!
We got ...
... really incredible. There were huge birds above, blue jays and quails in the shrubbery, hummingbirds and other little birds everywhere. And that just to start. About half way down up ahead of my on the path I saw a couple of black tailed deer. They had clocked me too so I had to be quick to get a couple of shots on my camera. When they had done posing for me they bounced off the way that deer do. Very cute. I began thinking about how much life there ...
... you not paying them? Did you not train them properly? Do they hate you? Because I feel like they hate me, or at the very least are indifferent to me and my dining experience. They say polite things but still manage to wrap them up in a bubble of resentment and insincerity that is impressive if nothing else. Maybe that's what you trained them in.
Now let's tackle the food. The microwaved food. More specifically, the microwaved burger. There's nothing quite like a microwaved ...
... to Alcatraz (our third form of public transportation). Alcatraz is an interesting place. The island was much more than just a prison. It was a fort during the Gold Rush and later on, after it was a prison, Indians took it over to show the government that they deserve their own land. We watched the Discovery movie about the island and then took the audio tour of the prison. The cells are 5x9x7. One man per cell. They were ...