My parents and aunts are on Facebook now so I swung by again to take a new photo.
I spend a lot of time on San Vincente and it’s pretty rare to look down the road and see no cars at all. Usually an obvious lack of cars means there’s some sort of race happening, but sometimes you just catch a lucky break on an early Sunday morning. Lately I’ve been telling myself that I’m going to run the 2011 LA Marathon, so I’ve been logging a lot of miles on this strip. I’ve been doing laps around the Brentwood Country Club for a couple years now and it seems that I always see a recurring cast of characters, all of which I’ve given nicknames to. Sometimes you have to work your way around big fleets of wardrobe trailers when a movie is shooting at the country club, you often have to sidestep kids that are making their way to Brentwood Science School, and the food truck guys always give you that “Why are you running around a golf course when you could be eating one of my delicious tacos?” look. I’ve thought about creating a social network that lets people that run laps around the Brentwood Country Club communicate with each other like “Heads up: That dumpster on Gretna Green smells extra nasty today,” but there’s something nice about maintaining your anonymity and passing the same strangers by again and again.
Early World may technically be in Los Angeles, being on the south side of San Vincente and all, but if you’re in and around Brentwood you may be tempted to stop in here. Continue reading