Browsed by
Month: June 2014

R & R

R & R

On Sunday night Sam and I walked to the Bowl to see Royksopp and Robyn.  Oops, I mean Robyn + Royksopp as the marquee corrected me.  Apparently, although I’d only ever seen it advertised as Robyn joining Royksopp, the concert had morphed into a Robyn show with some opening band called Royksopp. As it turns out there was an actual opening act called Zhala.  She gyrated up on stage in front of a Mexican flag performing karaoke of her own…

Read More Read More

Beaches

Beaches

On Monday my parents and I went to Greystone mansion. I didn’t take any photos since there were plentiful signs saying it was not allowed. Unless, of course, you’re a Japanese tourist. Afterwards we drove all the way down Sunset to the PCH and headed to Malibu. Our first stop was lunch at my dad’s favorite seafood spot. Then we went on to Leo Carillo State Beach, walking out to the tide pools before heading north to Point Mugu. We…

Read More Read More

Zippy

Zippy

On Sunday we drove up to Wrightwood for the zipline tour.   The tour was a little pricey, but the description sounded exciting enough and promised 3.5 hours of adventure. We ate at a little cafe in the town where my dad had some of the best french fries of his life. Our tour was delayed by about twenty minutes because two blondes (and one of their husbands) came late.  We weren’t sure, but it seemed like they’d been drinking…

Read More Read More

parents visit June 2014 – pick ups

parents visit June 2014 – pick ups

When my mother came for a visit in March one of Sam’s friends was in Los Angeles for work.  Strangely the next time my mother came, this time with my father, Sam’s friend arrived as well. Sam’s friend is a producer of soap operas in Thailand, and she had come with her crew for a series of location shots in California.  On the Saturday that my parents were scheduled to arrive Sam had volunteered to be a crew driver, so…

Read More Read More