izhilzha (izhilzha) wrote,

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It's my anniversary today!

It's been 5 years since I moved to Los Angeles.

5 years ago this time, I was driving through California on a very hot day, with the air conditioner running and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix on the CD player. I'd started at about 4:30 a.m. Because of fires in southern Oregon and northern California, I couldn't see the sun as it rose; it was entirely obscured by smoke. Things cleared as I drove south. It was a pretty epic drive--just over 12 hours to get from my hometown down to Newhall, CA. After dropping off some luggage with my aunt and uncle (temporary place to stay, bless them), I drove another 45 minutes or an hour to Hollywood & Highland for my friend whitemartyr's birthday celebration.

What a long day that was. A good day, and the beginning of a very interesting part of my life.

5 years, people. I'd say that's some kind of milestone.
Tags: b-day, contemplative, family, friendship, los angeles, real life

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