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September 30, 2015 -- Farewell September -- GH & Lots of LA

What I Watched Today

(random, rambling thoughts on today’s TV)

General Hospital

Running a little late. I come in to Morgan asking Ava not to fight for custody of her own daughter. 1,969 more words


"Road Trippin......"

“with my favorite ally” up the central California coast. Lyrics: Anythony Kiedis

We are taking a short 4 day road trip to check out some of the few places where Northern elephant seals mate, fight and give birth in the US, on the central California coast about a 7 hour drive from The Holler. 81 more words


Inspired by Enchanted Hill

Hi ,

I  stumbled across your blog while I was doing research on a very special listing I have in Pelican Hill of Newport Coast. 217 more words

Enchanted Hill

les maisons ballons

A colony of Wallace Neff’s bubble houses (“maisons ballons”) in Dakar — as they look now –

And as they looked in 1949, when they were built –


Bubble Houses: Yesterday's House of the Future

I’ve shamelessly cribbed topics from my favorite podcasts before so I’ve got few reservations about doing it again. Last week 99% Invisible brought up Wallace Neff’s contribution to postwar housing, his “bubble houses”. 380 more words


Then & Now - 4447 Cromwell Avenue

Thanks to the ever-fabulous Curbed L.A., I was tipped off tonight that one of my favorite Wallace Neff houses, the A.L. Schoenborn Residence (1924) in Los Feliz has just come on the market for… 762 more words

Paradise For Sale Or Lease

Savoring Summer, Part 4: Historic Altadena

The latter half of our Downtown L.A. excursion continued in Altadena at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church.

Dedicated in 1926, St. Elizabeth was designed by Wallace Neff, a native of Southern California whose approach to architectural design embodies what is now described as “California” style, drawing heavily from Spanish and Mediterranean influences. 314 more words