1. It’s that scene from Trainspotting, where Renton, having come back from the hospital, sober, not dead, but zoned out, is sitting in a pub, completely still, everything around him moving at three times normal speed.  

    I stay in this city, in this one place on the planet, and everyone moves around me.  

    Hadn’t talked to Cassandra in years, but now she’s moved to LA, excellent opportunity to reconnect.  Apparently, reconnecting, for me, is taking pictures of her while she searches for things at the World Market.  I am strange, this is fact. 

    All her life on the east coast, now she’s trying this side of the U.S., but is it a place to visit, or a place to settle down? What makes someone settle in a place?

    Family/friends/fun? Is it the things we like that keep us in a city, or that the things we dislike about the city are minor enough to endure? 

    How about this: if you moved tomorrow, what would you need to ensure you stayed where you were going?

  1. lazzzergun likes this
  2. partofthisfamiliar likes this
  3. kimcastle likes this
  4. demonssinglovesongs likes this
  5. enricolimcaco likes this
  6. jdstevens answered: Community. I’ve been enough places to know that after a while, they’re all similar enough, with one exception. The people you get to know.
  7. davebias answered: the time and means to leave regularly
  8. dripipip answered: Imagination
  9. evinnerligsolsken likes this
  10. lovelypretense answered: I think it’s just the feeling of belonging, of beauty, of hope.
  11. shalx answered: I’m movinng “tomorrow”. For the 5th time. Nothing will ensure it. I’m just working on a couple things I dream of and hope for the best.
  12. heavyclue answered: Days of sunshine > Days without sunshine
  13. silversoul reblogged this from lesfemmes
  14. wyoh likes this
  15. venusflytrap answered: good food, great friends, and many, many music venues.
  16. laeng likes this
  17. mmacaulay-s answered: I’m anxious to leave this town. Although i’ve lived in a place I could never call home before and wont again. It’s the feeling of a place-
  18. karunator reblogged this from lesfemmes
  19. evvr likes this
  20. keleezy likes this
  21. bopeep likes this
  22. minorconviction likes this
  23. sludgebloodsurging likes this
  24. lesfemmes reblogged this from louobedlam
  25. louobedlam posted this