Happy Birthday, Katie

With the arrival this week of the duplicate pink slip for Susan’s Honda, I was excited to finally deliver it and give it to my daughter Katie yesterday. And we celebrated by taking it first to a carwash and then to get the tank filled up, and then as a bonus she drove us to the Chili’s in Northridge (site of our the reunion back in 2005 that got us to this happy day), and I bought her her first legal drink (at least with her dad) — a strawberry margarita — since turning 21 September 7.

Afterward back at her house we took the obligatory commemorative photo (click for the bigger picture). I even got a high-five from my grandson Aiden.

Then I got on my bike and pedaled the 27.5 miles home from Granada Hills to my beloved wife who I so appreciate for her genorosity in making this gift available to my beloved Katie.

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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."