6427 Miles: A Tour of America
By Gerard Forgnone
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Scotts Valley, CA to Fairfield, CA
back in 1979, there was a girl at school named
Marianela. I really liked Marianela, but lost
touch with her after graduation. Through the
magic of social networking, Manelli (as she goes by
now) and I have become friends again through
Facebook. She lives in Pleasanton, California,
and since I was driving through, we met up for
lunch. It was good to catch up after 34
years! She introduced me to some of her
friends who work nearby. It was nice to meet
DeAnna and other nice folks in the real estate world
of oldtown Pleasanton.
I'd never been to Pleasanton before, and I gotta say, it's
My dear old friends Ken and Nancy have lived in Fairfield /
Suisun for many years. Since that's on the way to
Sacramento, I stopped and visited with them for a spell.
We drove to a nice, family-owned Mexican place in oldtown Suisun
by the Bay, and right when we walked in, I found my dream
girl! Wow! The only problem with her is that she was
a little stiff. Lighten up, girl!
Ok, Nancy is taking the photo of me, my date, and Ken.
Ken's alright with this so far.
Now things are getting a little out of hand...or maybe IN
hand! Ken doesn't know how much more excitement he can
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