You Know You Live in California When

photo fo two people, a child and an adult looking at a sunset over the ocean

Life was a lot slower and simpler in the fifties and sixties.

You Know You Live In California When…

You make over $250,000 a year and still can’t afford a house.

It’s sprinkling outside, so you leave for work an hour early to avoid all
the weather-related accidents.

Your child’s third grade teacher has purple hair, a nose ring, and is
named Breeze.

You have a very strong opinion about where your coffee beans are grown,
and can taste the difference between Sumatran and Ethiopian.

You know which restaurant serves the freshest arugula.

A really great parking space can move you to tears.

The guy in line at Starbucks, wearing the baseball cap, sunglasses, and
looks like George Clooney, IS George Clooney.

Your car insurance costs as much as your house payment.

It’s sprinkling out, and there’s a report on every news channel about “THE
STORM!”

Over 85% of the cities, towns, and streets start with San, Los, El, La,
Santa, De La, or De Los.

Two overcast days in a row drive you mad.

A family of four owns six vehicles.

Everyone who lives here knows that hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and
snowstorms are way worse than earthquakes, which are, after all, over
almost as soon as you realize what’s happening.

Even if the store is across the street, you drive there.

Growing up on a dairy farm in southeastern Indiana, Gary traveled very little until midlife, when the opportunity became available to him.

Grabbing his camera and a bag full of equipment, he began his vision quest traveling to most areas of the United States and several countries abroad.

Along the way he collected several thousand photographs that he wants to share with everyone.

http://www.travelnsnap.com

Gary decided the best way to accomplish his goal was to publish photo documentaries on the various areas of the world he has visited.

What will follow will be several photography books, who knows how many will wind up in his collection.

To contact Gary:

journeysthrulife@gmail.com.

http://www.journeysthrulife.com.

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