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Month: June 2013

Sunset Hike Griffith Park

Sunset Hike Griffith Park

Now that Cyndi Lauper has left Los Angeles fate would still try to ruin our rescheduled sunset hike.  The first strike was a record setting heat wave raging across the southwest.  The temperature at Griffith was at least ten degrees warmer than normal, but in a dry heat with a little breeze it wasn’t back breaking heat after 7pm, and much of our hike was in the shade.  However, a few of our fellow hikers that had planned on joining still…

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Lee Wedding

Lee Wedding

On Saturday Sam traveled very early in the morning to help out her friend prepare to be married at Verandas in Manhattan Beach.  Sam was a bridesmaid so we had to go separately and meet up at the venue.  For the first two seconds I didn’t recognize Sam as she’d already changed and been fully make-up’d.  Her hair and make-up was similar to how it was done at her friend Jay’s wedding last year, but I was in the make-up…

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Busy

Busy

I haven’t posted a lot in the last two months, but it hasn’t been because we were bored.  Sam was busy with helping arrange her good friend’s wedding, and I was busy helping my best friend arrange his party and wedding (coming in July and September). We were also busy scheduling outings with friends, etc. and building up our garden more. Sam finally bought her Plumeria (her favorite tree/flower) to put in a new pot in the backyard. I also…

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downtown LA night photography

downtown LA night photography

  Over a month ago some plans fell through, so I did something I’d been wanting to do for a long time: buy a tripod and walk around downtown Los Angeles at night. It turns out that really means RUNNING around Los Angeles because there was no way I’d get all the pictures I wanted in the time between sunset and midnight.  To make things more complicated there was some “neon electric run” event going on at the same time,…

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