Sometimes I Don’t Ride My Bike

I last filled up my truck’s gas tank up in the beginning of July. In the time since I’ve only put 139 miles on the odometer because I mainly use it on weekends for local trips to the hardware store or Costco. The two longest trips we’ve taken with it this year have been Disneyland in February and Ventura at the end of May.

That 139 miles includes yesterday when, it being superheavyduty crunchtime at the job, I had to go in yesterday, and when I finally got out of there at 10 p.m. I figured why not set up the cam on the dashboard to record a timelapse of the trip home. Anytime’s a good time for timelapse!

Of course the 405 Freeway at 10 p.m. on a Sunday night was farking jammed up from the moment I boarded that parking lot so I got off of that crawler as quick as I got on and surface streeted it around the back-up to the 10 and it was smooth sailing the rest of the way.

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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, 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."