Category Archives: America

Santiago de Compostela in Southern California

It is with deep sadness that I share the sad news that Wolfgang, my pilgrim friend who walked the Camino after he was given six months to live, passed away on Friday night. His friend Kurt sent me an email … Continue reading

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no place for sissies in the Wild West

“There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one’s position, and be bruised in a new … Continue reading

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Summer’s arrived over here

Spring is the time when blossoms, tulips and daffodils fill our gardens. How do you define summer? you wear a tee-shirt and shorts sweat drips down your back after a walk to the corner your swim suit and towel are … Continue reading

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Observe times three …

FrizzText’s weekly challenge is now at “O“. 1. Observe. I saw this guy at the Museum. He told me it takes him two hours to get his hair looking like this: Flat iron Blow dry Hair spray Hair glue called … Continue reading

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“K” is for “Kitchen” at the homeless shelter

FrizzText’s photo challenge this week is “K”: Yesterday was the Museum’s Community Service Day. Five of us served lunch to the residents at Turning Point Transitional Housingin Santa Monica. Established in 1983, and part of the OPCC (Ocean Park Community … Continue reading

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the Kiss …

WordPress Photo Challenge this week is Kiss. I photographed this mural in downtown Los Angeles – near Mac Arthur park. President Obama keep your promise and bring our young men and women home! For other WP posts on this week’s … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: call the manager

Happy Holidays y’all.  Every Christmas Eve since 1984 – from dusk to eleven pm, rain or shine – The Magical Christmas Caroling Truck, a sixty-two foot eighteen-wheeler flatbed truck decorated with Christmas scenes, thousands of lights, and a powerful sound … Continue reading

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