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CALIFORNIA: WATTS TOWERS, ART AND MELANCHOLY

About that California State of Mind—its counterpoint could be call melancholy perhaps. I visit it in California also. Now and then, when there’s a lot of “future” in a place or a day or even a conversation, I’m reminded that I do not have that luxury—that “time ahead.” Oh of course there’s some—and I’m eagerly planning it—but…well…there is an obvious sell-by date attached to any and all dreams of 78-year-olds! 397 more words

NORTH AMERICA

Grandma Prisbrey & The Delicate Find To Her Bottle Village

The town of all things day and night, the ever-polarizing stigmatization of sorts– the site location for Tressa “Grandma” Prisbrey’s Bottle Village in Simi Valley is easily one of the most overlooked properties one can imagine in anticipation before arrival. 916 more words

Outsider Art: Watts Towers by Sabato Rodia at Dusk

I’ve never liked the term ‘Outsider Art’, so why am I using it? Good question. It gives me a chance to take a pop at it a sentence or two later! 532 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

La La Land Film Locations

Locations:

Hermosa Beach Pier, Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, California, USA (Built in 1904 – More info)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 33.861194, -118.405519

Public Art “Watts Towers”, East 107th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States… 101 more words

Comedy

Pic(s) of the Week: Towering Shots

Irene took these photos of the Watts Towers on her iPhone during a recent school field trip with Xander’s third-grade class and I tinkered with the colors for a mini Warhol side-by-side presentation. 20 more words

Pic Of The Week

Culture Connoisseur: My Los Angeles To-Do List

I have a long, long list of things I want to do in Los Angeles that I’m constantly adding to: restaurants I want to eat at, events I’m interested in and neighborhoods I want to visit. 768 more words

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