1) Reconnecting with filmmakers you have worked with is always great. Especially when they are putting together some pretty exciting projects. In the meantime check out Beautiful Losers.
2) After hitting a nasty pothole while driving to dinner my friend and I could not figure out how a city that has no snow, no ice, and very little rain still ends up speckled with potholes. And no, that's not an attempt at a profound metaphor. We were seriously wondering.
3) You really can't go anywhere in this city without running into someone you recognize, know or share a mutual friend with.