Monday, November 8, 2010

Operation Golden State: Beachhead

James here.

Writing this at 0800 hours my first morning in Carlsbad, California.  Jamie, Rebecca and I arrived last night and set up HQ at an apartment 5 minutes away from the New Village Arts Theater; the third leg of “I am the Machine Gunner”s westerly advance.

Sometimes in life, you can find yourself in a rough spot.  A thorny patch.  A less-than-desirable situation. 

This is not one of those times.
This video shows the view from our 4th story apartment’s balcony. 

Yeah.  Its a little difficult to see with the video's resolution, but those are dolphins breaching the surface.   

Welcome to Southern California.

There is nothing quite like the sound of the waves crashing onto the beach.  Something about it sings directly to the soul, lulling you into a sense of security.  The people in this town probably don’t even hear it anymore.  They’ve taken it for granted.  They’ve grown complacent.

Come November 12th, they’re not going to know what hit ‘em.


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