Not exactly on the I-5 tour, since the last leg home is on Hwy 101 through Northern California, but I stopped off last night in Arcata to stay with a friend. On this frosty, quiet morning I made quick visits to Occupy HSU (Humboldt State University) in Arcata and Occupy Eureka, in front of the county courthouse.
The half-dozen campers on the quad at HSU were still awakening when I got there. One, seemingly with a case of the pre-caffeine crabbies, plugged a hot plate into an extension cord that disappeared behind one of the tarped-over picnic canopies that serve as tents there. Continue reading