Today, I've been running [see above] all over LA county, doing my dear non-driving daughter's bidding. Actually, in many ways, today was a dream come true, as I am the girl who as a child had a map of Southern California on her bedroom wall [in North Carolina] and wore the type off the spine of Volume 'L' of the encyclopedia memorizing facts from the entry "Los Angeles." I put a lot of that knowledge to use this afternoon. I've seen Pasadena, San Marino, Alhambra, Norwalk, La Mirada, Whittier, and Buena Park, all within the space of 2 hours.
But I digress--here's the absolute cap of my day--if someone had told me a year ago that I would utter the following sentence, I would have had that person locked up: "I drove three hours round trip to Whittier to adopt a pet rat."
Yes, that's Henry Ian Cusick running through the jungle in today's pic, but you knew that already.