Saturday, July 11, 2009


in my tribute to small town america, let me introduce you to clayton, a small town in the san francisco bay area,   in what bay area residents call the east bay.     it is about 35 miles from san francisco. clayton is the type of place that has a town-wide pancake breakfast on the 4th of july. a breakfast that i recommend. 'downtown' is very nice. there are a couple of nice restaurants, a park, and a saloon. perhaps the nicest thing about clayton is that it is located at the bas of mt. diablo. if you're a hiker, don't miss these trails. if you're not, you can drive to the top and check out the stars