One of my neighbors has opened their home to filming lately. So far this year, I think two movies have been shot there. Anywya, this weekend, our neighborhood was peppered with fake bushes and greenery everywhere. I assume they were put there to cover up all the succulents and plants that make it look like Southern California.
Recently, when watching old 1980s TV, I’ve just realized what, as a child, I thought was Philadelphia or Chicago was really Southern California. During one episode of thirtysomething where the ‘Gary’ is riding around, I looked away from the actor and looked up. And you know what I saw? Palm trees, palm trees everywhere. I remember my first trip to California. It seemed so familiar and exotic all at the same time. So welcome home America. Southern California is America!