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A Little Museum…Rediscovering Beauty at the Getty Center

The Getty Center in Los Angeles sits sentinel on the faded, olive green hills to the west of Hollywood; a sprawling and artistic estate with glistening white marble construction framing the surrounding scenery with poetic picture frames built into the building’s architecture. I so easily forget parts of my own home; as I travel endlessly […]

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top of muir woods national park

A Little Travel Memory … Getting Lost in Muir Woods

My friend Jenn is a long-time friend from Florida who also made the move to Los Angeles after college. Our M.O. was long hikes through the mountains surrounding LA to rid ourselves of the city-angst. When I started talking about my RTW trip we road-tripped it up the California coast to San Francisco to test […]

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A Little Tourist…Home Through the Eyes of a Traveler

I didn’t know that the Hollywood Walk of Fame concept extended to RockWalk of Fame at the Guitar Center on Sunset Boulevard. Right there in front of the doors to the Guitar Center are the hand prints of rock legends, icons of the music industry who left an imprint on the world with their music […]

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A Little Travel Memories…Graffiti on Telegraph Ave

Travel Memories: Colorful Graffiti on Telegraph Ave in California I spotted this fenced off, overgrown and relatively desolate former park on one of the most touristed streets in Berkeley, California. Telegraph Avenue. Telegraph Ave played a part in the counter-culture of the 60s as a home for runaways around the US but is now essentially […]

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California Saltwater Taffy

A Little Travel Memory … Sampling California’s Saltwater Taffy

I’m a chocoholic. That is a fact of life I have come to accept; if there is any choice between cake, hard-candies, or really any sweet and chocolate—chocolate wins by a landslide. Now, in all that lead-up, I have to admit that I betrayed my love-affair with chocolate for the saltwater taffy of Northern California […]

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