Thumbing my nose at persistent malaise, a trip to the desert to witness a wedding.
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Murphy was on set today. A flat tire, a trip to the base ER, and getting locked inside the compound at the end of the day all contribute to a memorable location shoot. Started in Barstow with 0600 wakeup, ended back in LA at 0030 the next day.
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An interesting and unintended sociological experiment. Or impromptu performance art...not sure which. An opening at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery for the 2009 COLA recipients. As st was one of the visual artists showing, it was an opportunity to spin up the hill on the bike and make an appearance. Little did I know it would provide an opportunity for transitory art.
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Sometimes you just need a change. I'm still not quite sure why, but a desire to get outdoors more, get back on the bike, and spend more time doing the aforementioned with the boy led away from the Audi towards something else. Regular viewers will remember first the Subie (and the theft/return of it), followed by the motorcycle accident leading to a swap for the VW GTI with DSG (auto) tranny. Then following the knee healing, a desire to return back to manual transmission, leading to the Audi A3. Well, for some reason I never was comfortable in the driver's seat, and I also didn't want to subject a leather interior to the harsh reality of desert shooting trips, mtn bike jaunts, beach junkets, etc. And of course getting something that could also go to the track (since the 911 is gone) would be a bonus. So presenting the full circle tilt back to Subaru:
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