saturday at del mar
After a rough week for the both of us, a day outside and out of LA was the perfect pick-me-up for the boy and me. While the drive down to Del Mar could not have been more traffic-filled, the views and ocean air sure helped along the way. When we finally reached the racetrack, my excitement upon arriving was doubled due to the fact that I had never experienced horse racing. It was fascinating to...
The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: a human creature born...– Pearl S. Buck, as quoted in The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters by Karl Inglesias. (via bookoasis)
KCET's Free Lunch series →
Salivating over these photos. Perhaps I’ll finally make it over to Mo-Chica after having them on my list forever. And what a neat series — will they consider taking a museum gal to lunch? Let’s sign up and see :) tumblangeles: Has everybody seen the web series that KCET’s food site is doing? They take cool people to cool restaurants and ask them about the food. If you want to...
for ice cream — literally. During one of our recent alfresco summer lunches, Annie, my daytime partner-in-crime, spotted the fabulous Lake Street Creamery truck leading me to squeal like a 5-year-old and practically startle her out of her chair. Even though LA weather is pretty great year-round, there is still something very special about ice cream in the summer. Whether you need a reprieve...
Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices...– Dalai Lama; when asked what surprised him most about humanity (via 30andbroke)
I want to live my life in a way that when i get really old, I look back at my...– Kate Moss (via musingsinfemininity)
Jack Kerouac’s list of 30 essentials
Was first pointed to the great quote “Be in love with your life” via that kind of woman and discovered this gem—Jack Kerouac’s list of 30 essentials for modern prose (via wikipedia): Scribbled secret notebooks, and wild typewritten pages, for yr own joy Submissive to everything, open, listening Try never get drunk outside yr own house Be in love with yr life Something...
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3 am on a Friday of a long weekend, and I’m finally getting a chance to catch up here. Looking back at the last posts, I realize I’ve been completely remiss on staying timely with some of things I’ve posted about. So a quick catch-up: Hooray for Ai WeiWei’s release! Paid a visit to The Market at Santa Monica Place and was hugely disappointed. More on that later. And I...