paradise cove

While there are lots of things about Paradise Cove that definitely falls under the “needs improvement” header, what other local beach can claim comfy beach beds and fruity cocktails…? Exactly. Plus, there is a bonus of a cute pier and a tide pool. The not so good? Food is whatevs and both food and parking…

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church family camp

Wasn’t really feeling church family camp, but went to be with my family. It was a trifecta and I would have been a jerk to miss it: mom’s birthday, father’s day and RJ’s (nephew) 18th. Whew! Ended up having a really nice time in Crestline, California at Thousands Pines. Got some nature in and good…

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marciano art foundation

Made it to the newest contemporary art museum in town brought to us by Maurice and Paul Marciano of GUESS? fame and their Marciano Art Collection. Housed in the Scottish Rite (like graduate school for Masons) Masonic Temple on Wilshire Boulevard, it definitely made for a fun Friday afternoon exploration. Featuring more than 100,000 square feet,…

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yoga at 1000 feet up

Woke up at 4:45a ON A SATURDAY to make it to DTLA for Sunrise Yoga at OUE Skyspace. Thought about not going, but SL and her sis T were meeting me so that wasn’t a viable option. Stepped out on the terrace of the 69th floor and knew it was going to be worth it…

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exploring JPL

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory is a unique national research facility that carries out robotic space and Earth science missions. It is federally funded research and development center managed for NASA by Caltech. Luckily scored tickets to the JPL Open House. I’ve wanted to go for years, but either couldn’t get tickets or had other obligations. It…

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