Playin’ In Playa Vista

I’m so grateful for Wordless Wednesday because it allows me to share what I find so enthralling practically in my own backyard.  These ponds in Playa Vista are less than 10 minutes from my house.  The peacefulness I feel when I’m there transports me from my office to bliss. Off I go, grabbing my camera…

Take A Walk In My Garden

In May of 2005, my soon to be very good friend landscape designer Gina Neusteter and Andres Haro owner of my weekly gardening services and so much more, changed my outdoor living space forever.  On this Wordless Wednesday, I’d like to share how my garden continues to grow. They both had a vision and I…

Meet Russell Neese

I have the great fortune of belonging to a wonderful Toastmasters Club, Speakers By The Sea.  Several months ago, a new person we refer to as an “Honored Guest” came to our Wednesday, 11-12 meeting. Turns out, Russ had been to some meetings a couple of years ago; I wasn’t a Toastmaster at that time….

Broken Wing

It started as a normal day, getting ready to drive away to a meeting, when something caught my eye that demanded my attention. Oh no, it’s a monarch with a broken wing.This can’t be good. How can it possibly fly and how long can it live in this condition? I have to move it to…

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…

Art Is A Matter Of Taste

There are a myriad styles of art. Many enjoy art by visiting a museum, I do as well. I happen to also enjoy “street art.”  Talented artists take to the street, find a wall and paint what speaks to their interest.  I love it. There seems to be a universal appeal. Since today is “Wordless…