I'm so grateful for this trip. I feel rested, reenergized, reminded that while long awaited vacations are fun, going home to love the pieces out of everyone that you left back there is the true joy of it all.
You've been grand, California. We'll see you next year.
*What's up with the tequila reference, you ask? Oh, just my dad being my dad. Geez. We raid** his liquor stash once (in college, mind you) and we're perps for life.
**and by raid I do mean decimate