Thursday, September 18, 2008

I Love* L.A.

So I just got back from a three day trip to Los Angeles. I stayed downtown, but I was there on bidness so I didn't get to go out and explore much. I was actually born in LA (Hollywood to be exact), but my family moved when I was 7 to a small town up north so I don't really remember it all that much. I do remember not enjoying visits with my family who continued to live down there though. But they lived in the valley, which is just awful. I went to Santa Monica earlier this summer and had a wonderful time though. So here are my thoughts.

Hey, LA isn't so bad!
Downtown has actually been cleaned up pretty nice. Good restaurants. Scary after dark though. Weather was nice. Cute girls, plenty of eye candy. One morning, while I was in a print shop making copies, they were shooting an episode of "CSI" out front. That was kind of fun. Some of the kitchy architecture from the 50s and 60s has now come full circle and is kind of cool.

LA is as bad as I remember!
While it was hot, it didn't seem sunny because of the smog. Getting anywhere during the day takes forever because of traffic. As they say, you pretty much have to allow an hour to get anywhere in L.A.

*"Love" as used herein refers to mixed feelings concerning smog inhalation, hour long cab rides to go 10 miles, and having to dodge production assistants on your way out of a copy shop as you run to a deposition.


Anonymous said...

L.A. loves you too.

the default attorney said...


D. said...

hehe. I agree with your asterisk.