Category Archives: Los Angeles County

A Southern Californian Christmas

As a native southern Californian I have always dreamed of a White Christmas. But two years ago, after returning from a lovely internship and adventure in upstate New York, I became exasperated searching for conifers and hollies to spark up our home … Continue reading

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Rising Moon

Driving home from the Getty in the late afternoon and twilight I was reminded of the most important thing in my life and the reason for the path before me. Even though it was the worst hour to be driving … Continue reading

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Unearthing a Bizarre Metropolis

Los Angeles’ 2015 Archives Bazaar As a native Angeleno who grew up on the descending foothills of the Angeles National Forest, I had always felt myself somehow looking West trying to peer over those distant rolling hills, valleys, freeways, lights, … Continue reading

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Smarter Water-Saving Tips for Los Angeles Gardeners

When settling into bed just past midnight I found my heart pounding, my mind racing, and my arms and legs twitching. This sudden burst of energy when I imagined myself settling into the warm raptures of sleep and dreams was … Continue reading

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