Light Up The Sky

Susan and I had considered driving over to Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook State Park for a sunset hike up to its plateau and the panoramic view there of whatever fireworks displays might present themselves across a wide angle of the L.A. basin… but we ended up blowing that idea off and opted to stay in instead, later on camping out on the front porch for a half-hour or so to watch whatever the neighboring residents might fire off illegally. Here’s the condensed version:

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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."