Yesterday, we got into Los Angeles in the late afternoon. Our lovely hosts are Brendan's friend since second grade, Curtis, and his wife, Katie. Curtis made us an awesome dinner, and we sat outside by the fire enjoying wine and the palm trees!
Today, we started off by going down the street for smoothies. Since I just finished Barbara Kingsolver's Flight Behavior (loved it), we headed to a used bookstore, and I picked up Lorrie Moore's A Gate at the Stairs (can't put it down). We went to Albertsons and got some flowers for our hosts and then did last night's dishes (our one useful task for the day!)
We got dressed for the beach and made our first stop sushi.
I was SO happy! I'd eat this everyday if I had my way.
The beach was about a 45 minute walk. I love the sound of the ocean.
After the beach, we got beers and fries at a nearby bar, and on the walk home, we stopped to get some parts for Brendan's vaporizer. After I showered, Bruce and I hung out in this chair, which I never want to leave
Today was far more exciting than a normal Monday! Hope your Monday had some novelty to it too!
S, B, L&Z