The air is so bad, I’m actually considering taking the kids and leaving LA for a while. Not exactly sure where to go, but Palm Springs air looks good. Would prefer some place I can drive. Makes everything a lot easier.

Winds must have shifted. Neighborhood is enveloped in smoke. You can smell and feel it. Horrible. So sad for all the people and other living things impacted by the fires. Still can’t believe the destruction in Malibu. Apocalyptic is the only word that comes to mind.

Gonna be tough to focus today. It’s a really important day. Some are saying perhaps one of the most important days of our lifetimes. Perhaps. If you are American, I hope you plan to vote today. Please, vote. 🗳️🇺🇸

This is a really thick book. Can’t wait to read every page. I did get the audiobook as well, so I’ll be listening to that next. There are so few artists that played such a significant role in my music exploration. Now that I really think about it, Beastie Boys have probably introduced me to more music and followed musical threads than anyone or any service ever has. Yeah, so they mean a lot, not just because of that, but because of what they stood (and stand) for.

I entered the stairwell of the WeWork in Century City, CA after my appointment to get a second opinion on my shoulder. It was just asking to be photographed. As I was framing the shot, someone else entered the stairwell and I was rushed. Still turned out…umm…well.