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more tramping…

Earlier this month our little group of hikers walked the grueling Segment two of the Backbone Trail. the ridgeline trail of the Santa Monica Mountains known as the Backbone Trail ties together almost seventy miles of individual parks from their … Continue reading

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a whole lot of “tramping” …

Tramping?  Have Mr F and I thrown away our worldly goods? Are we living out of cardboard boxes? Before I explain, I want you to look at the next three photos (which I took last month), and tell me where … Continue reading

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this too is Los Angeles…

Yes I live in Hollywood, and yes Oscar time approaches, but L.A. isn’t just a movie-land. The lives of the rich and famous are but a fraction of what goes on in the city. Grace, a seven-year-old girl from New … Continue reading

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Why are the birds falling from the sky?

Have you heard about the fish dying by sides of the rivers, and the birds falling from the sky, and not just in one place, but all around the world? What a freaky, scary experience to see a flock of … Continue reading

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Why do I love thee L.A.? Let me count the ways

Last summer, Lisa and Michael, the neighbors opposite us, up and moved with their two children to a house on an acre of land in Santa Fe, NM and last week our next door neighbors Suzanne and Jeff packed up … Continue reading

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Dear President Obama

President Obama steps off Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport Dear President Obama, Do you remember me? I’m Rosanne. When Michelle asked us to send you a birthday greeting, I wrote a lovely message in your birthday card. … Continue reading

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Museum Musings…

“I didn’t think I’d enjoy Los Angeles at all,” said Nicole, visiting from Ottawa, with her husband and two daughters. “But I really love it. It’s such a beautiful city.” * “Now that’s a name I’ve never seen before,” said … Continue reading

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This week in Los Angeles…

Jacarandas are blooming now.  They are such beautiful trees, when the flowers fall, the ground becomes a purple carpet. coyotes have attacked pets on a street round the corner from us First Lady Michelle Obama, her daughters, Sasha and Malia, … Continue reading

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thank you President Obama

President Obama was in Los Angeles last night for a couple of fundraisers, which raised over $3 million for the Democratic National Committee, and California Senator Barbara Boxer’s re-election campaign. Obama and Sen. Barbara Boxer (Jewel Samad / AFP/Getty Images) … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: because it’s Poetry month…

We try to be helpful                                   by Rosanne Freed  every day I stand at my cash register  watching tourists crowd into the museum store:  school … Continue reading

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