Spring Flowers at the LA Flower Market
This morning K and I visited the The Original LA Flower Market in the heart of the bustling LA Flower District downtown. As you could probably expect, it was a sea of colorful and fragrant fresh flowers, both potted and cut. We picked up a few for a dinner party tomorrow night, and I snapped some photos with…
This little guy was hanging out in the shower with me this morning. I’m not sure which species it is, but it was about the size of a nickel.
Getty Center in HDR
I visited the Getty Center this afternoon and was really impressed by the architecture, garden, views and museums. It’s a really great resource for the City of Los Angeles and I recommend both visitors and residents check it out. Bonus points – it’s free! Anyway to try something new I took some photos to edit…
First visit to The Huntington
Spent a few hours wondering around the beautiful grounds of The Huntington Library and Gardens this weekend and had a great time checking out all the plant life. It’s a really peaceful place with so much to see, much more than can be covered in one day, so I’m sure I’ll be back. As always click…
A Closer Look
One of my favorite parts of my new neighborhood in Pasadena is all the plant life along the sidewalks. From palm trees swaying overhead and fruit trees and dozens and dozens of flowers in bloom. This morning I walked around my block in South Pasadena and took these macro photos of some of the local…
Here’s a macro shot of some Thai Basil growing in my little balcony garden for a recent “blog liker” Leanne Cole. I love how you can really see the tiny details of the flower, and of course how good it tastes on noodles with some sriracha sauce.