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Melody Bar And Grill

Does your community have a neighborhood bar, like Cheers where everybody knows your name? Well mine does and it’s been in operation since 1952. When it first opened it was simply the Melody Bar, today it is the Melody Bar and Grill.www.melodylax.com While there have been several owners since it first opened, I’m happy to introduce…

Bird LA Day

This past Saturday the Los Angeles Chapter of the Audubon Society had events across the city.  It doesn’t take much for me to be inspired to step outside with my camera.  I was lucky, I took a workshop with professional photographer, Dave Collins www.davecollinsimages.com as we took in the sights and sounds of the Playa Del…

Brother Sister Time

I’ve come to truly appreciate my brother. He’s my confidant, my cheerleader and my constant supporter. We are just 20 months apart. Yes, I am the older sister. We’ve shared the happiest of happy times and also the saddest of sad times.  Both of us have lost our spouses. I am happy to say that…

Just Another Day At The Beach

I live less than 5 miles from the Pacific Ocean, yet I rarely take advantage of the majestry of breaking waves, soaring birds, and leaving my footprints in the sand. I decided to change the trend and talk a walk! Come along to see what I found as 2015 comes to an end. It was early…

Me and My Camera…Part 1

What is the slogan, Carpe Diem?  Sometimes I have to just seize the opportunity to take my camera for a walk! These photos are taken in Playa Del Rey, a beach town neighbor of mine.  Along the Fisherman’s village, you’ll see plenty of boats ready to go fishing, people standing on the dock hoping to…

What’s New?

Sometimes the best medicine for a stressful day is just grabing the camera and heading outdoors! Fortunately for me, I don’t have to go very far to find something interesting that catches my eye! There is so much construction going on just beyond my neighborhood.  Although, it is very dense, they have built in some…

How Euphoric, A Statement, Not A Question.

I’m part of a terrific group of people that come together every Wednesday from 11-12 not too far from my house.  We are Toastmasters, Speakers By The Sea. http://www.meetup.com/TOASTMASTERS-Speakers-by-the-Sea-Club/ When my friend first introduced me to Toastmasters last year, I thought I knew what this organization was all about.  My preconceived notion was that if…

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