In three weeks the Spell to Write and Read Trainers will be in town for a Trainer's Meeting, and we'll be spending an afternoon and evening in the city. As part of my preparations, the kids and I drove into San Francisco yesterday afternoon to scope out the wharf area for activities and restaurants. We were given a respite from the rain for the adventure, and the crisp air was invigorating as we walked from place to place collecting sample menus. Our dog Sugar came along with us and was thrilled beyond doggie-belief to be able to sniff all those city scents. With great satisfaction, we snacked on sourdough bread while heading for home.