Once upon a time, overeager developers looked at the picturesque California coastline and thought, Hell yeah, we’ve won the jackpot right here. What they failed to realize (or maybe just chose to ignore) is that you can’t have anything this beautiful and with such great weather without a downside. In this case, the downside is… Continue reading The university of the waves
Find yourself bored in LA on a Sunday night? Put on your dancing shoes, get out to Echo Park and get your disco on!
What no one tells about moving to a cheap central European country is that it absolutely ruins your ability to enjoy restaurants in more expensive places. Coming back to Oakland for the first time since I left for Poland last August, I continually had to pick my jaw off the ground when I saw menu… Continue reading Eat in Oakland: Sacred Wheel
I can’t remember the last time I went to Echo Park Lake… I know it was some time when I was a child, before they re-modeled and re-opened the pretty new park they have now. When I was growing up, Echo Park and the surrounding neighborhoods were much poorer and considered unsafe. How accurate this… Continue reading Romantic Ramblings: Echo Park Lake
Some pictures taken while walking along Telegraph Avenue
Everyone in LA loves to hike. Actually, everyone in California loves to hike. We love to “explore the outdoors” and “get fresh air” and “take advantage of the beautiful day”. Only every day is a beautiful day, which is great, except for the whole drought thing, so you sort of start rolling your eyes at… Continue reading Romantic Ramblings: Abalone Cove Edition
When you live that nomad life, you move around a lot. Today I moved into a new apartment. This one marks my 9th apartment in 8 years, not counting my parents house, where I grew up and lived last year. In honor of the occasion, a retrospective with a bit about each place, and the… Continue reading Ten homes in 8 years