2020 Goals: The Backbone Trail

After living in Los Angeles for over 30 years, I only recently learned about the Backbone Trail (BBT), a magnificent 67 mile trail that connects ridge lines from Will Rogers to Point Magu. In January, a group of friends hiked …

3.23.20

Books for Quarantining

Looking for some reading to take you through the COVID-19 quarantine?
3.22.20

LEARN: Julie Mehretu at LACMA

File this under things you can do during the COVID-19 quarantine – relax into this expanse of extra time, and learn about an artist you might not know: Julie Mehretu, whose mid-career retrospective at LACMA, has been noted as …

3.22.20
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EMMA – A delight! Watch at home

First run movie on your streaming platforms
3.20.20
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Violet – New in Westwood

Support a new Cali-French restaurant
3.13.20
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2020 Goal: The Backbone Trail

A 67 mile trail running from Will Rogers to Point Magu
3.1.20
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Lost Children Archive

Beautiful book about the migrant crisis
3.1.20

The Overstory by Richard Powers

 

Richard Powers’ The Overstory is a big long read, as massive as the redwoods that he chronicles so lovingly. It’s easy to put aside, which I did for about 9 months after it won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for

2.23.20

Little Women

 

 

With an all-star cast and stellar directing by Greta Gerwig (Ladybird), Little Women is arguably the best film of 2019. Gerwig takes the beloved title for a modern spin, deftly mixing up the traditional timeline, to

2.1.20