Life in SoCal


Going to the Oscars

Posted by Nagle on February 25, 2013  /   No Comments

If this town has one thing more than actors, it’s cops. Not the best scenario when you’re hoping to casually stroll into entertainment’s biggest night of the year with nothing more than a handshake and …


Almost Brain Surgery

Posted by Nagle on January 10, 2013  /   2 Comments

My latest visit to the hospital resulted in successful surgery on the back of my head. Ye¬†privileged¬†few to have caressed my dome may recall a small bump near the neckline which, for the longest time, …


2013: The Mayans Were Wrong

Posted by Nagle on January 1, 2013  /   1 Comment

I begin writing this while flying First Class on US Airways from Charlotte, NC back to Los Angeles, CA. My earlier flight out of Syracuse was late, making me miss the connection to this one …


Stuck in Traffic

Posted by Nagle on October 22, 2012  /   2 Comments

Having been living in LA for a while now, I’m starting to figure the place out. I know which beach is where, what everything on the In & Out secret menu is, who lurks on …


Back in the Saddle

Posted by Nagle on October 2, 2012  /   No Comments

For all of the new and spontaneous things that have been happening in my life lately, it’s oftentimes the familiarity of an old hobby or tradition that can feel most refreshing. I’m back in the …


A Total Recall

Posted by Nagle on August 25, 2012  /   2 Comments

Second grade, an ordinary Saturday afternoon, hanging out at a friend’s house. His Dad asleep on the couch, his Mom out for the day, and I wasn’t getting picked up for at least another two …


Just Another Week in Paradise

Posted by Nagle on August 19, 2012  /   1 Comment

I’ve had that Phil Vassar song stuck in my head all week and had to get it out here somehow. Paradise might be a stretch, but so far so good. Monday kicked off with meeting …


An Exercise in Randomness

Posted by Nagle on August 13, 2012  /   No Comments

Quick update this time, I’ve had a busy few days. Good stuff forthcoming in the week ahead. I went back to Yucaipa, CA for two remaining shoot days of Courage, New Hampshire and then returned …


Bikes, Bikes, and Boards

Posted by Nagle on August 6, 2012  /   No Comments

One of my oldest memories begins on a bike. My parents and I sat atop the school hill after a victorious day at the Elementary playground, long before I had even begun Kindergarden. As the …


Another Two Weeks

Posted by Nagle on July 15, 2012  /   No Comments

On my first day back I got a job at the beach. So after packing the suitcase and moving across America to start a new life, then somehow landing what would essentially be my first …