We left the La Quinta at a reasonable time this morning. Compared to the amount of traffic in the SF area, five or six cars waiting at a light on the main thorough fare in Bakersfield can be completely laughable.
Getting back on I-5 and heading north, we passed the first one of these
My friend Deborah, who grew up in the Central Valley and sensibly relocated decades ago, had mentioned tomatoes being shipped to market. She had cautioned about the roads potentially being slippery. I didn’t have a clue as to what she meant until now.
I didn’t spot more than a couple of piles of tomatoes along the road and didn’t see any slippery spots.
Here is hoping these are all bound for cans of stewed tomatoes.