I Love California because first i was born and raised in SoCal...LBC is in the house...lol But now i live in central California and i can drive to LA, San Fransico, Lake Tahoe in 3 hours. I'm also only 1 hour drive from the coast to the west and 1 hours drive to the Sierra's to the east.
I love the weather. Even on gray/rainy days, because they happen so few and far between I think I love them even more. (I'm a fan of rain anyway) So weather. And (kind of along the same lines) I love that we have mountains, beach, forest, desert, snow, orchards, vineyards, all within driving distance.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
916 Days since: Drama
Fitness Minutes: (2,261) Posts: 94 11/30/12 1:51 P
I am a CA native, love the mountains and the ocean. I love living in the mountains with 4 seasons but the ocean ahhhhhhhhhh.
What if today we were just grateful for everything! Week 1 Jan 28- 192.5 Week 2 Feb 4- 191.5 Week 3 Feb 11- 191 Week 4 Feb 18- Week 5 Feb 25- Week 6 March 4- Week 7 March 11- Week 8 March 18- WeeK 9 March 25- Week 10 April 1- Week 11 April 8- Week 12 April 15- Week 13 April 22-
OMG....you are not strange. I feel the same about earthquakes. They use to terrify me when I was a kid but now, they are quite exciting. (As long as I know everyone is safe). Keep in mind I live in a very remote area in a single level home. Not in a high rise in San Francisco or LA...that would be scary!!
Slow and steady will get me where I want to go!
"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."
--Leonardo Da Vinci
current weight: 285.8
Fitness Minutes: (1,815) Posts: 54 8/29/12 9:51 P
I love California because my kids were born here, I was born here, my parents were born here and my grandparents on one side were born here. It's home and always will be. I am within a short drive of the ocean, beautiful mountains, redwoods, etc. I am very lucky to live in such a wonderful place.
I think one of my favorite things about California is something I learned in Junior High - the number of completely different ecologies we have here. (Looking it up on Wikipedia, it says California spans six ecoregions.) From where I live, in less than a day's driving I can go from desert to beach to redwood forest to sierra snowpack to wine county to hilly chapparal.
I'm also a tad strange, but maybe it is being a native, because I like earthquakes. My reaction is usually excitement. Certainly they can be devastating, but so can any act of nature - and where I live we get a lot of littler ones that just remind us we have fault lines in the area.
Blue, Lethie, or Jennifer May - I answer to them all (aka Astraxialus in NaNoWriMo) San Jose, CA BLC#20 & BLC#21 - ONYX OUTLAW
I love that I am close to Monterey or SF. And the weather is pretty good. I don't like the heat but at least we don't have tornados.
loving myself as i am beautiful inside and out!!! Think positive .. you can do it!!!..... i do care.ï¿½ï¿½Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves.ï¿½ ï¿½ Don't give up we all can do this!! Lost 110 pounds so far! i am loving it! I am now exercising 50 mins a day working up to 60 ! Keeping active is so important! classylady~Geri
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.