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Star Struck in Hollywood

My childhood was jam-packed with classic television. My parents never had cable, even today, so my brothers and I were left to whatever my grandfather would tape for us. 369 more words

The Stops

Trip Log – Day 178 – Studio City, CA to Culver City, CA

October 30, 2015 – Sun, 80 degrees

Miles Today: 51

Miles to Date: 9,226

States to Date: 25

Hard to imagine a better start to a day than waking with the California sun streaming through the window of a hillside home with a great view. 510 more words

Bicycle Trip Log

At the Movies in LA

All of LA’s a set and all the men and women in it merely actors.

Everything seems a cliché from the movies. The pap-pa-pap-pap of impatient drivers. 520 more words



Hollywood is known in every country as the ‘Movie Making Capital of the World’.

The Hollywood sign is iconic and recognized the globe over.  it was originally an outdoor ad campaign for a suburban housing development called Hollywoodland and erected in 1923. 2,407 more words


King Kong 1933/Excellent Movie!

King Kong 1933

This is the original black and white movie of King Kong and it is excellent!  It is almost verbatim from the novel.  If you haven’t seen it, you must!  1,081 more words


Hollywood memories

We made a brief stop on the way to Disneyland to show our friend from France Hollywood. It brought back memories of my own. How in the 3rd grade my mother moved us out to Beverly Hills, where we lived on the wrong side of Santa Monica Blvd in a white stucco duplex with a very shell-shocked Korean vet living upstairs. 269 more words

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