Friday, September 01, 2006

Los Angeles loves me


Look, they named a street after me, and they even put it in Illini colors.

Yup, kids, I'm on vuh-cation. Don't you dare make fun of me for blogging while I'm here; It's my party and I can blog if I want to!

Lori picked me up at the airport yesterday morning, and before we retired last night (23 hours after I woke up to hit the road), we had been to the beach, lunch at a World Cafe, strolled around Santa Monica, hit a farmer's market, got manicures and pedicures, sushi for dinner, and had a few beers in a cozy little dive called The Lost & Found.

Oh, and I took about 200 photos in the interim. Here a few I liked, at day's end:


The Thursday Farmer's Market in Westwood proved to be bountiful, in both fruits and photos. Here's a sampling, and if you want to see the works, see My SmugMug Gallery.



I've just had a beautiful breakfast, am going to hit the showers and hit the streets for Day 2.

10 comments:

  1. Thats sounds like a lot of fun .. Missed it .. Hmm ..

    Have to start searching where they have named my street ..

    ./thank
    ilaiy

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  2. Heck, They even put up electric signs that forces people to actually stop and read your name. How special.

    Even hired "Little Green Men" to keep an eye on things.

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  3. Dandy pics! Good fun! Have a nice vacation babes!

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  4. I am a selfish, selfish Pobble. Knowing you were on vacation, knowing you wouldn't be blogging, I stopped by Just In Case. And didn't even *think* GNG, why are you blogging? Instead I thought "Oh TTG! She's BLOGGING!"

    Yep, that's me. The selfish one. :)

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  5. The Lori's are having fun! Yay!!

    Can't wait to see more!

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  6. I'm jealous!!Have a great time.

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  7. I loved blogging on vacation! (Last year I suddenly felt close to home sitting in an internet cafe in Zanazibar and blogging). :)

    Keep it up--and then I can live it vicariously as sadly I've run out of vacation days this year.

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  8. Sounds wonderful. I love that LA already loves you - enough to name a street after you! And thank goodness you found a farmers market! Can't wait to hear more...

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  9. shannon1:44 PM

    i'm so jealous. i love LA.

    i'm on vacation too. but i'm just at home. it still beats working. ;)

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