i wish they could all be california girls

New York City circa 1995: LEL moves to Manhattan, and Stef gets to experience something completely new. California, they say, was named after the warrior queen Califia and suddenly here she was, the living descendant of a mythical race: a six-foot-tall, auburn-haired, blue-eyed, authentic San Fernando Valley-born and bred amazon princess.

I remember the moment this creature flowed into the room with her endless legs, dangerous curves & ass-kicking heels: gorgeous & whipsmart, passionate and bold; so challenging on so many levels it was scary. She immediately made me realize the depths of my ignorance about a slew of vital things having to do with being a woman, also with being truthful and gutsy

and yes, I was tongue-tied for ages...sorry LEL!! But you have to understand how freakin' powerful you are. Lucky for me we became friends, thank you so much for the utterly awesome birthday post -tho I disagree about a couple of things, namely: it was salad not charcuterie; you were stylish, I was lame until you took me shopping; I smoked american spirits not eurotrash- and Lindsey: your pictures rock, don't stop.

ps. I've never been to Ibiza either yo...let's go.

14 comments:

dasbald said...

whipsmart, me gusta esa palabra.

girlontape said...

ella es así :)

Lindsey said...

Oh, you're RIGHT, it WAS salad! Lol! Love love love you! You are and always will be one of my favorite people!

Fer said...

Ibiza is great. If you go visit Punta des Molí (San Antonio), a little town where a good friend of mine spent some months in 1932 and 1933 with René Gauguin, Paul Gauguin's son. He fled from the nazis. There, he felt in love for the last time.

girlontape said...

a lot of antinazi germans fled to ibiza, it has an aura they say...a high concentration of idealistic people...

and what a beautiful sentence you end on Fer, sounds like "death in ibiza"

Mary Poppins said...

a veces no se necesita cruzar con tanta gente en el camino just a few great ones and this is the case for Lindsey and you.
I live in Carmel Valley for 3 years pero me la pasaba en San Francisco. Does it count?

Six feet and high heel, adonde mas queres llegar Queen on heels

nice birthday present from her, uh?

girlontape said...

yes QM another queen on heels :)
a dancing queen, of course jeje

carmel: so beautiful, like a fairy tale
san fran too...YES mos def it counts!!

dasbald said...

Liar liar liar liar liar liar
I'm sick and tired of lies from you
But how I wish your lies were true
Liar liar liar liar liar liar
Truth is hard and tough as nails
That's why we need fairy tales
I'm all through with logical conclusions
Why should I deny myself illusions?

Hollaender-Spoliansky

girlontape said...

i hate logic

dasbald said...

you should listen to this song my dear...

lexi said...

I hate logic too!!!


(perdón x faltar a tu cumple perra)




abraxo!

girlontape said...

te extrañamos perra... tas perdonada :)

Lindsey said...

I will cherish this blog entry forever!!!!!

girlontape said...

what should have been my birthday post for you, but couldn't wait long enough.... HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! xoxoxoxoxo stef