coming from the oc
dirty depressing streets in most areas. some really fine areas but they aren’t the common mans place. no left turn lanes, what is up with that???
Kirk Gibson’s home run, 1988 — running wild downtown, so very happy.
Skateboarding downtown on the 4th of July, the streets & parking lots were all empty. We skated down the middle of the streets. It was our playground for a day. Seemed almost miraculous.
Seeing Dylan at Staples Oct 2001, one month after 9/11. Kids were young then, 8 & 7 — they rode their scooters, I skateboarded in the lot after the show while the parking lot cleared. We were in the shadow of some tall buildings that were Not coming down. Was showing them we had survived and we would still have joy in our lives, no matter what. Grandpa had died 9/18/01. Catharsis via Dylan….has happened a lot for me in L.A.
Rodney King, my lord and my god —