Writing keeps me awake - that's as much as one can ask
Very different scenery from the golden hills of CA, the green lushness of Ireland, or even the desert hills of Spain.
There's a song by Kate Wolf - "Here in California" with the following in the lyrics:Here in California The fruit hangs heavy on the vinesThere's no gold I thought I'd warn youAnd the hills turn brown in the summertimeLooking at the hills in the SF Bay Area in Summer, that always came back to me. They turn green in Winter, the rainy season. I'll enjoy the seasons here in KC, but there are aspects (surprise!) of California I'll miss.The song can be heard here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yR9R6PEIow4
That's so funny! I've always said that CA is called the golden state because calling it the brown state didn't have the same ring to it.I miss a few things about CA but the traffic and high prices keep me from going back.