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Could be anyone?

November 3, 2010

They said that model scouts prowled Venice Beach looking for the Next Big Thing- that face that could launch a thousand ocean liners. So Cathy always made sure she looked immaculate. The trouble was, no one seemed to know who these scouts were. She looked about her through her achingly cool oversized shades. Could it be the lifeguard? The ice-cream vendor? The crazy woman who wandered about with a tambourine reciting Allen Ginsberg to anyone who would listen? They could be just about anyone, and Cathy felt all the anxiety of someone just about losing her achingly cool mind. Relaxing on the beach had never been so much like hard work…

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