February 12, 2022

I went to Lake Merritt today. It felt like being at a festival - people sitting on the grass in the sun, the sounds of live music, the smell of street food. There is something about the buzz of people living life that brings me so much joy. It feels even more intense after the isolation of the pandemic. American cities are so car focused I normally associate this kind of vibe with Europe. I’m so glad Oakland is so vibrant.