R2D2 — It IS You!

(Photo by Joe Eskenazi; cable car was coincidental)

When I finally stumbled upon an R2D2 mailbox in San Francisco, I thought of the praise Obi-Won Kenobi bestowed upon a whiny Luke Skywalker: “You have taken your first step into a larger world.”

And indeed I had. It was my first step into a world where even mailboxes have gone the way of NASCAR vehicles or coffee sleeves and become corporate billboards (albeit, in the R2 mailbox's case, a very cute corporate billboard).

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