Few museums – even in LA – can match the grandeur of The Getty. The gardens, angles, landscaping and views are all meticulously laid out. So much so that you could spend a full afternoon simply appreciating the strange beauty of both the 405 and the Pacific Ocean from The Getty’s vantage point. Now, museum-goers… Read More The Getty
Today’s wandering brought me to an awesome, local sanctuary (for humans and animals alike): the Venice Canals (as written about beautifully by the LA Times).
Watching the proliferation of larger women in ads, posts and articles over the last several years has been like watching a really bad reality TV show. I should know being a bad reality TV show aficionado. I live in two schools of thought around the supposed movement toward size acceptance in our society: ‘wow, I… Read More Making It All Ok
“Monarch Manor” is a Monarch Eco Preserve located in my own backyard, Venice Beach. If you’re walking down Pacific Avenue, it can be easy to miss. I never noticed it, in fact, until my BFF walked me over to it this week. I thought: a what? A monarch butterfly preserve? Amazing. While it occupies just a tiny fraction of… Read More Monarch Manor
DTLA has an amazing soul. A lot of which most people are idly passing by or walking over. The pictures below only reflect a newcomer’s interpretation of the Broadway and old Hollywood-era theater corridor… my goal with this post is to highlight one tiny microcosm of beauty that can be multiplied across the entire city. DTLA is a concrete jungle –… Read More DTLA
“Hubba hubba”- I promise you, this is what a drunken man said to me recently just off Venice Boulevard as I walked home from the post office. I didn’t even know people still said things like that outside of Happy Days reruns. Do I think he’s saying things like that *only* to me? No. Do… Read More Age Before Beauty