Say what you want about L.A.

Say what you want about Los Angeles — but the place is built on a grid, which is pretty much a bike rider’s dream layout, and there’s a frickin’ ocean. Plus, my older daughter is there. Which makes it awesome. I. love. it. Cannot wait to go back. See related post. Advertisements

City of angels

I’m just back from visiting my older daughter in the City of Angels, and I have a lot to process internally before it comes out in words. In the meantime, here’s a view from my bikeshare bike on the path by the beach in Venice.

Amazon’s list hits close to my heart

Amazon just announced its short-list of city finalists for its new headquarters. Five of the twenty cities are close to my heart — New York City, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and Boston. I grew up near New York City and moved to Atlanta from Manhattan; my older daughter graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and…