The Dichotomy of Northern and Southern California
California is essentially two different states separated by a massive field with farms and cows. No one really knows what happens there.
The Spanish Missions and El Camino Real
In elementary school, we built model missions and dressed up as Native Americans for a history unit. Driving up the coast comes with flashbacks to fourth grade.
Anyone with a driver's license is everybody's best friend. After school boba runs are actually the best thing.
FOMO is Real
So many cool things are happening all around, but they always have a tendency to be a little too far away, fall on weekdays, or be hella expensive *cough cough Coachella*.
Most schools are open air plans, so looking at any large single-building school is weird.
Gold Dust or Bust
'So grab your picks and shovels, friends, it's all gonna change real soon.'
It's no longer covered in mainstream media but, trust us, we still need water. Our rivers and lakes and plants are sad.
Sunsets are Spectacular
And people on Instagram and Snapchat have them well-documented.