So, there was this awesome motel with a huge neon sign on Ventura
Boulevard. At first, I jsut took pictures of the sign, but then I
thought "Hey, this would look cool with the whole motel!"
The only problem: I had to stand in the middle of the street to get
the shot- but there was a chicken lane, so no problem! This is what I
1. Just because it's a chicken lane doesn't mean cars stay away.
2. squatting in the middle of a busy-yet-dark street wearing dark clothes is a bad idea.
3. In a battle between human and minvan, the winner is minivan.
So, I am now the proud owner of a sore left shoulder and hip (which I am sure will be all sorts of neat colors in the morning), a scraped right elbow and left knee, and this shot.
I don't think it was worth it.
At least the police and the ambulance folks were all very nice, as was the guy who hit me. Still, it seems like a bad way to meet people. Not recommended.