Monday, October 13, 2008

There IS Fall In L.A.

This weekend marked the (at least temporary) arrival of Fall in Los Angeles. Temps were moderate with -- gasp! -- a COOL breeze. Went to a party in Santa Monica on Friday night and it was downright cold. Lovely! There is nothing like taking a deep breath of cool air - you know, the kind that slightly stings the inside of your nose because it is so crisp? Leaves blowing around. Sweatshirt and jeans weather. Football weather. World Series weather. Midwest weather. Good stuff.

A couple more CD workshops this week: Saturday was part 1 of a 3 part workshop with CD Helen Geier, and Sunday was a workshop with my acting teacher, Paul Kampf, CD Jason Wood, and manager Colleen Schlegel. Sunday's was unique because we were all able to get feedback from multiple people and do two different scenes. Made for a long afternoon, but it was very insightful -- and good practice.

After being shut out all game, my softball team exploded for 11 runs in the sixth to win 11-1 yesterday. With that win we improved to 2-3-1. In the second half of the season, we have a lot of room to grow -- especially defensively -- but we are having fun. And that's what counts, right? And as we keep playing, it helps to take my mind off my Brewers and their lackluster playoff performance...

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