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My Day to Day as a Foreign Actress in LA

Bountiful store @ Abbot Kinney Blvd.As I am typing this, there is a four month old mini human being sleeping in front of me, thanks to my feeble first time get-a-crying-baby-to-sleep efforts. There is a 3 year old energy sucking cutie sleeping in another room. A ceiling fan and a stand-up fan are delivering the only audible sounds on this warm winter night in the City of Angels.

Like any other since my arrival here, this week has been filled with bizarre ups, occasional downs and an important lesson for anyone who will ever move to a strange city all by themselves. Oh, and I also squeezed in a tale about Venice’s beacon of eyecandy: Abott Kinney Blvd. Photos included!

So, here’s a little peak in my daily LA life…I couldn’t have pitched that any more boring could I?

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The Three Steps of my Moving-to-LA Plan!

So with Christmas, Dutch Christmas-like holiday Sinterklaas, a NYE dinner for about 20 people (which I and some friends have to cook) and 2010 taxes, the LA planning and blogging has been getting a bit snowed under. Literally too. The snow here is…bothersome. Don’t get me wrong, I love snow. It looks magical and glittery in the moonlight and everything looks serene covered in snow and making snowmen is just awesome BUT: in Amsterdam bicycles are the primary way of getting around. And riding your bicycle on icy, slippery ground is just scary. I will probably live 5 minutes less because of the stress I endured on my bicycle rides…

Some of my X-Mas shots, taken in famous Dutch warehouse “De Bijenkorf.”

Anyhoodle, back to the big move to Los Angeles. I’ve gotten lots of questions about how I’m gonna do it all. How am I gonna arrange a visa? How do I have the money (are my parents rich? No. My grandparents? No. My boyfriend? Not yet ;P). To be quite honest, I don’t have everything figured out 100% yet, but I’ve done my research and have some well formed ideas. So here is my plan of action…

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