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January 5, 2010

My beautiful January

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There's dapper Dallas Raines giving us the best weather in the nation. January in Los Angeles is paradise, you know that somewhere else people are shoveling snow and freezing off the tips of their noses but here it's prime flip-flop weather, beautiful, crystal clear and sunny.

For about two or three weeks each summer we get this sweltering heat that makes me insane, but the rest of the year is delicious and bright. January in Los Angeles is always my favorite. On Sunday I had brunch with Jennifer and Amber and we sat out on the patio at the restaurant in our t-shirts, soaking in the sun. I don't even know what it's like to bundle up each day, wrap yourself head to toe to prevent frostbite. I like to take vacations to cold places because it feels like you've really gone somewhere different but I'm guessing the novelty of winter wears off pretty quickly if you live in it.

This morning traffic was back to its usual snail's pace but I didn't mind because the sun was out but it was still chilly (OK, our chilly is about 55 degrees...) and that's my ideal combination. A little music on the radio, a little sun on your face, a cool breeze. Got to love January in L.A.

Posted by laurie at January 5, 2010 9:26 AM