Home on the Range

February 19, 2015

Something I never did growing up was drive to a friend’s house for dinner via miles of this:


We LA basin folks never encountered much in the way of open space, unless you stood on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, and then you saw a lot of it.  Otherwise, it was just a lot of development–kind of everywhere.

Even after living here for 38 years, I still get a kick out of driving just minutes from our house and finding ourselves in the middle of farmland. I feel authentically local when we’re heading deep into the grid of county roads to have dinner with friends (or in this case colleagues of Jim’s). On a ranch. Amidst abundant wildlife.

Fog on the lightless county roads is pretty cool, too:


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