Los angeles — I don’t remember exactly when I started to really, I mean, really, like LA. It wasn’t during college, I’m positive, when telling others “I’m hanging out in LA this weekend” meant I also had to be casual about it because otherwise how could I look cool? If it didn’t happen in college, then it definitely didn’t happen during grad school, because to be honest, being surrounded by a small cohort of in...
Los angeles — I can attest to the realness of postprandial somnolence a.k.a. food coma. Post-recreational bike ride on a warm July 4th afternoon I craved a chili cheeseburger from the legendary Tommy’s. I hadn’t ea...
Los angeles — Go early in the morning to avoid a beating from the hot sun. Stroll leisurely along the dusty trail through the Cahuilla Indian canyon and discover some of their history. Stop to study the faded rock ...
Monterey park — But there seemed to be plenty of time still, the light showed no sign of dimming anytime soon. Then, through the south-facing window, you see the skyline has put out a dirty ombre rag, and you can se...
Happy (belated) birthday, L.A.
Los Angeles Fire Department Station 65
Los Angeles outdoors #griffithpark #urbanhikes #hiking
Riding buses in LA. Shields installed to protect operators; cameras added to deter crimes.
New fares. Cash is not king. #metrolosangeles
A date with biodiversity
Scattered showers, we've been waiting for you. #dtla #drought
Inaugural LA Explorers Club ride
Marquees on Broadway
Everyone's favorite spot for a photo op in The Last Bookstore
Less glossy. More lustre.
Cinespia movie night at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Summer in LA.
Starting to grasp the basics
Baum Bicycle Bridge
Views fromEcho Park
This just happened. The World Naked Bike Ride came through my neighborhood.
Free admission on Thursday evenings
Ramen Week special
Aboard the Dodger Stadium Express to the game
How selfish of me for never sharing this with him until now. Today, I introduced my dad to the Central Library. Better late than never.
Admiring city views from the Calvin S. Hamilton Pedway during my morning walk with the puppies.
A hike through Tahquitz Canyon to a trickling waterfall in the middle of the desert.
MacArthur Park #mydayinla
This is a new day
Who needs four wheels when you can roll with one? #bikeLA
It was warm all day in the fourteen-karat gilded light, so warm it eventually immobilized you, and laid you out on the couch feeling your vitality draining.