For the first time in what must have been months, I truly relaxed this past weekend. I didn't turn on my computer, I avoided my office, and all of my pending bills/emails/phone calls remained unanswered. And it felt really great. I slept in (something I never do), ate bagels while reading the newspaper and spent time in our back yard (and took advantage of our neighbors' lemon tree). It's funny how big of a difference two days can make when you truly disengage from your work. I think I'm going to try it out more often.
The weather in L.A. has been bitterly cold (at least by California standards) and I've made the mistake of going out in whispy layers more than once. The backseat of my car is kind of a graveyard of nubby sweaters and forgotten scarves, so I threw on this spotted one so I ...read more