In February, things became fairly mundane in California.  The parking lot in opposite the Crowne Plaza had a car show, which was kind of neat.

Crowne Plaza, Redondo Beach CA. Crowne Plaza, Redondo Beach CA. Crowne Plaza, Redondo Beach CA.

The view outside my window.

My view.  Since I stayed so often at the same hotel, I was given a room on the fifth floor overlooking the ocean. 

The view outside.

Crowne Plaza, Redondo Beach CA.
Parking lot.
Crowne Plaza, Redondo Beach CA.
Parking lot.
Crowne Plaza, Redondo Beach CA.
Parking lot.

Custom car.

Neat roadster.

Roadster.

Crowne Plaza, Redondo Beach CA.
Parking lot.
Crowne Plaza, Redondo Beach CA.
Parking lot.
Crowne Plaza, Redondo Beach CA.
Parking lot.
This car was just too cool. The engine.  No idea if it actually would start and run, but it looked great. The rumble seat.
Crowne Plaza, Redondo Beach CA.
Parking lot.
Crowne Plaza, Redondo Beach CA.
Parking lot.
Crowne Plaza, Redondo Beach CA.
Parking lot.

The parking lot with the custom cars.

Another classic car.

The car I wished to have.
Crowne Plaza, Redondo Beach CA.
Parking lot.
Manhattan Beach, CA. Manhattan Beach, CA.
  The Strand north of Manhattan Beach, CA. This is a oil storage facility on the beach.
Manhattan Beach, CA. Manhattan Beach, CA. Manhattan Beach, CA.
The refinery. Looking down the Strand. The oil tanker offshore.
Manhattan Beach, CA. Manhattan Beach, CA. Fred Reardon House, Redondo Beach CA.
The Strand. The beach. Bear on my bed at Fred's house.
Fred Reardon house, Redondo Beach, CA. Fred Reardon House, Redondo Beach, CA. Fred Reardon House, Redondo Beach, CA.
Bear. Mini Bear. Mini Bear on the refrigerator.
MCI Center, Washington DC. MCI Center, Washington DC. MCI Center, Washington DC.
John Duff. Dave Andrechuck. Robert Lang.