ohhh! That’s why it’s called Venice.

To the west of Los Angeles lies the vibrant beachfront neighborhood of Venice. For many years, it was an independent city–until merging with LA in the 1920s. Today, it’s home to many artists, mystics, performers, and folks hoping to live close to the city center. It’s eclectic and terrifically odd. Walking the promenade along the…

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santa monica bliss

So everyone in the continental US seemed to be aware of the horrendous weather last week, that is everyone but the people in California. I spent a few of the worst stormy days in Santa Monica and I was quite convinced there was no better place to be. I must admit, I’ve never been a…

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