After a day that had me reflecting on the many things I have to be grateful for, I decided to journey down to tourist central in Santa Monica, the pier. Sometimes it’s a bit too crowded for my taste, but today I was really enjoying the diversity, the energy, the participants and spectators and just… Read More
(click through for more images) Update from LATimes: Still don’t have a lot of information, heard there was a murder/break in in #SantaMonica, that someone was shot or someone was stabbed. But one thing was for sure, the suspect is still on the loose with police helicopters hovering overhead. Heard them overhead saying “come out… Read More
As we are gearing up for All-Star season, our coach has recruited a couple of great players to help the team. Junior Brignac, former pro from Atlanta Braves minor league squad and Tim Leary, former Dodger great who was part of the 1988 World Series winning team. In that year, he had 17 wins, a… Read More
I picked up my older son from his high school performance practice and headed down to the pier. Now that Colorado Blvd. is open with the opening of the train, it’s easier to get a straight on shot. However, I was in my car with a brief red light, so I quickly cranked my ISO… Read More
I still enjoy heading over to the promenade to witness the nuts, homeless, tourists, talent, and locals. Now that the train comes all the way through (and today’s fares being free), it was quite crowded down there! But there at the corner was Rock ‘n Roll Jesus, singing terribly but owning it. The kids and… Read More
Just a quickie tonight – the lemon tree in front of our place.
I finally snuck home and decided to shoot the sun. I’m still working on capturing the sharpest image possible, my telescope is a bit difficult to work with. To minimize shaking, I set the timer to 10 seconds and used a shutter release. With the magnification that my telescope brings, any slight movements creates considerable… Read More