I was waving my arms and jumping up and down like a game show contestant, shrieking "I'm right here!" into my cell phone. On the other end was a friend, driving up to my workplace to pick me up for lunch. He was a block away.
With a foot in old Hollywood, I'm always looking at the corners, streets, and buildings of Los Angeles but imagining how they appeared during Tinseltown's golden age. Rarely do I get lucky enough to find the past intact and accessible.