I'm sad and I feel like crap because a close friend is moving away. That calls for some goodbye libations. I'm lonely enough in this conservative, transplant-filled, call-center-laden convection-oven Valley, and my only respite (well, aside from cocktails) is my close friends. The bigger this Valley swells, the more it seems we get flooded with cookie-cutter homes and cookie-cutter assholes. So it really blows to lose a good friend, especially when it's so hard to find someone you actually like in this... More >>>