|We needed to pick up some medicine, so it was off to Long's Drugs a few days back. I took these pictures, but got busy with other stuff. So, I don't have too good a memory of what it all was. Here's the checkout counter.
|Here's one of those lottery machines you see all over California nowadays. Me, I'm too paranoid to gamble, so I never stick any money in. Just as well, I suppose. My grandmother used to play the lottery, and it seemed to me quite a worse bet than either slot machines or the horse races.
|Here's the cold medicine aisle. Not particularly interesting, though I thought maybe in a few decades this shot might be interesting as the medicine types change.
|One of the Berkeleybarb.com features is to check out the toilets around Berkeley. Long's Drugs has a toilet in back behind between the magazine rack and the light bulbs.
|Actually, aside from the fact that the bathrooms are filled with boxes of junk, they turned out to be reasonbly clean. Here you can see the toilet with the handicapped rail.
|Here's the sink and mirror.
|You pick up the prescriptions, like any other drug store in the USA, at a counter in the back.
|They're currently doing some construction on the sign -- though that picture didn't come out so good. Here's a shot, though, of the phones, news stands and vending machine.
|These guys have one of the bigger parking lots in this part of town. Here are some cars with a shopping cart holder. The other large parking lots around here are Andronico's Market and Safeway a block or so away.