RIP Prince. You were amazing, and you left us far too soon.
As San Francisco mourned the death of Prince last night, Mayor Ed Lee announced that the lights on City Hall would glow purple, and your Bernalwood editor received a sad text message from one of the paternal units from the Bernal Dads Racing Team:
Uh, so no Prince on Bernal Hill?
This was Obviously Unacceptable, so within a few minutes a sound system was conjured and a power source was procured, and at about 8:30 your Bernalwood editor was ordered to transmit a call to action:
An hour later, the sound system was up and running on Bernal Hill, and a cozy group of people gathered to listen to Prince’s music. The weather was warm(ish), the moon was full, Prince’s music filled the air, and City Hall glowed purple on the horizon. It was lovely. Here’s a quick taste:
PHOTO: Top, a classic Prince moment in Bernal Heights, shared on Bernalwood, January 6, 2011