Thursday in SoCal was spent in the street. We had breakfast with friends, Lisa lunched in the Marina, and I had dinner with a friend. We also made a 'book run' and got discouraged by a few long lines. The evening was foggy. Hmm.
That 'Song of '75' was "Lady Marmalade" by Labelle. For the weekend we go back to '59 and 'Old School Friday'.
"Many a tear has to fall, but __ __ __ __ __. All in the wonderful game that we know as love. You have words with him, and your future's looking dim, but these things your hearts can rise above." Hint: This smooth ballad was a big radio hit all about love.
We saw a man pulling a small cart behind a bicycle and it reminded us of Chiang Rai. There the carts are a lot bigger, and usually filled with something. I would love to see the looks on people's faces if they saw two police officers riding double on a motorcycle.
Our day started with breakfast at Dinah's with our friends Pam and Steve. They told us about their Italian vacation and we compared notes on long distance flying. We also learned about some of the changes that have taken place in Los Angeles, like no more street cleaning. Hmm, I guess the city could use some of the long brooms used in Chiang Rai. Yeah, that'll happen.
Lisa had a lunch date in Marina Del Rey and I took that time to return to the house and relax a bit. Later in the day we went back to the Marina so she could find a book. It appears that bookstores are slowly disappearing from the landscape.
Mr. August went to the Apple store with his dad to take a seminar on iMovie. As a result, August has a short 'trailer' that he filmed with his new computer, complete with a title screen, music and end credits. I see a bright future for our resident artist.
Have a Wonderful WeekEnd. Happy New Year. And now, the 'Funnies'.
A Few Quotes from Gary Larson
Great moments in science: Einstein discovers that time is actually money.
By the time they had diminished from 50 to 8, the other dwarves began to suspect 'Hungry'.
It is a known fact that the sheep that give us steel wool have no natural enemies.