At first it's smooth sailings.
At 5:59 PM, I got a call from United airlines warning off possible delays.
I leave for SFO at 7:49 PM (late, I know).
The promised Bart is missing--arrival at 9:00 PM. No worries...flight at 10 PM.
Then stuff gets messy.
I get on blue line--wrong way! At Westfeild, I and a fellow straggler hustle to reverse course: 9:03 PM. Gate 3 at 9:10.
Meanwhile, UA1536 is noted as on schedule to *leave* at 9:18 PM.
Security check. Crap! Nice airplane lady waves me to front--still another row! 9:12 PM. The couple in front of me graciously lets me pass. 9:14 PM. Security doesn't body search me (unusual). 9:16 PM. I barrel to gate 73 and almost knock over a dainty brown haired dude in front of his son.
And the flight is delayed to 10 PM.
Thanks to all the gracious strangers.
I really appreciate your consideration.