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Lancaster

2016-10-27

tl;dr: Welp. I'm getting tired of California.

I can already feel tug of Los Angeles' gravity well. Garbage and street people and traffic and yuck. I decided that I'm done with this leg of my travel. I feel no need to bike into Los Angeles. I've experienced that journey before.

I could go home. My cat would appreciate that. She is relying on my aunt to feed her every day or so (not that that little chipmunk-killer couldn't survive on her own). My aunt and uncle would like me back so I could watch their dog on occasion. But other than those two things I have absolutely no other good reason to go home. It's a bit sad, really. I would just spend the winter sitting around depressed. Or I'd have to get a job. Sorry.

So I stopped at a cafe to eat breakfast where I fired up my laptop and bought myself an airline ticket. I shall go someplace new. I next went to a dollar store to buy some tape. They made me leave my bag (that I always keep with me) at the front counter. LA. Gravity. Then I found a bike shop that provided me with a box. Then I switched from Verizon to T-Mobile (which is always a pain because my social security number is flagged and I have to answer security questions about things that happened twenty years ago by people with very difficult accents). Finally I found a hotel and started packing up.

I took a few pictures, but I sent them all home with my Verizon phone. They weren't interesting, anyway. I hope.

Tomorrow I will take the Metrolink into LA and a bus to LAX.

Something solar.


All these road swag allen wrenches and nothing I can use.

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