Going On The Offensive

Wow, It’s before 8 a.m. and I’m up and showered and dressed and ready to go somewhere as if I have a real job or something, which I do, albeit it’s more of a personal mission. The plan is to finish this Rwanda feature by Friday. Pardon the analogy but this ape story has become an 800-pound gorilla sitting in my head that I haven’t been able to move out of my way.

So! In short order I’ll be busing it downtown (don’t feel like biking it today, besides… tomorrow night is the monthly Midnight Ridazz group ride!) for breakfast at Clifton’s or Philippe’s (haven’t decided yet) then I’ll be walking over and installing myself at a desk in the fourth floor of the downtown library for an all-day jam session where, good, bad, or ugly, I will purge myself of this piece of primate.

Enough of this tinkering writer’s-block crisis-of-confidence bullshit.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with laonstage.com, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."