How you can tell it’s fall in L.A., according to a guy from Vermont.
A year ago, I was sitting on the floor of my apartment, which was directly above my bedroom. It was a sunny day, and my back was to the wall. So when I turned around, I saw a big spider web on my ceiling. This happened several times throughout the year.
You need three things to observe the passage of the seasons: the changing color of the sky, which tells us it is getting colder and darker; the sounds of leaves crunching off the ground, which tells us the trees are getting more sparse; and the scent of your favorite flowers, as they finally bud and turn to beautiful reds, yellows and golds that make you sigh with happiness.
The first time I saw a spider on my ceiling, I felt happy about it. It was my birthday, and I didn’t normally see spiders, but my girlfriend had brought me a big bouquet of red roses.
I had started a new job, and it was a little bit of a cultural shock for me. The people I worked with were super-friendly, but the people I didn’t work with were just totally different.
I had been in the entertainment industry my whole life, but I had never been on set for more than an hour. I was terrified that I was going to lose my job.
“I didn’t mind staying there, but after that first night, my boss had me running around the sets,” I told my dad. “I didn’t know where I was going, and I didn’t know why.”
This was back in 2012, when I was living in a hotel in San Diego, which was a few hours away from my job. I wasn’t happy, either.
Now, you have to understand that I was living a pretty wild-and-crazy life. I was running a successful software company, and I was playing a lot of music and drinking a couple of beers every night. I was working out with a personal trainer. I had started a fitness blog. But I really didn’t have a life, you know? And now I was just going through this weird phase where I was really stressed out and trying to figure out how to fix it all.
When I was first moving to L.A., I went to a