I wasn’t shirking my writing duties, I was doing research, I swear! San Francisco has many street fairs. Most of them don’t interest me, but I couldn’t resist this year’s How Weird theme: Outer Space.
I surprised myself by having a blast. Nearly everyone dressed up. Not necessarily in the outer space theme, but definitely weird. Events like this seem allow a release of repressed desires…though I’d need a PhD in psychology and a few grad students to figure out what it all means. I’m thinking of the guy in an iron man mask, button down shirt, red tutu, and jeans. Somehow that seems way weirder than sexy astronauts and storm troopers.
My very favorite sign: