It's what happens under the thick layer that gives us the many characters scattered across the San Francisco Bay Area. Seven short stories illustrate the regrets, relationships, and realities youngsters must face as they grow up in a dreamy and always-changing urban Californian treasure.
BART Rider Patrick realizes his iPod cannot keep his mind off the odd person following him around the train. Dylan loses himself to heartache and a wild night with friends and strangers cruising Concord after a devastating break-up. The young Madama leaving the indie theater on the Embarcadero never seems to notice how she enchants the lonely and bitter Alan. And in Strangers and the Bee, a young college student meets his match with cigarettes, "Gossip Girl" criticism, and a single but deadly insect.
When the Fog Clears will be an unforgettable insight to the laughs and nods to every journey we take towards happiness in such a young life, as well as a remarkable golden setting.
A tiny writerish girl in her twenties born and raised and working in the San Francisco Bay Area. Read her work at aweekbythebay.com