Escape From LA

Moon and palm trees. Santa Monica.
Moon and palm trees. Santa Monica.

Although it’s been less than three years since I moved to the west coast, my girlfriend and I have decided that it’s time to move back to New York City. Some of our reasons are personal and some are professional. Honestly, I have very mixed feelings about it. I love California and I think that Los Angeles has a lot to offer as a city, but it is a tough place to make friends. I have met some wonderful people here, but I find myself missing my family and all of my friends back home.

Tomorrow, we begin a two and a half week jaunt across the continent. I have always wanted to drive cross-country, so now seems like the perfect opportunity. We’ll be hitting a bunch of places that we’ve never been before and we can’t wait to take in the sights and sounds and sample the local flavors along the way.

But first, sleep…