Instead of thinking about the shit storm that was 2016, I’m just gonna reminisce about all the cool places I got to visit! Hooray for navel-gazing oblivion!
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!
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
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
Los Angeles is a polarizing city. When I tell people I’m from LA, they either already love it or hate it, regardless of whether or not they’ve been there before. I once met a guy from New York City, who immediately proclaimed that he didn’t like the superficiality of Los Angeles, which is weird… Continue reading LA: You always let me back in