Archive for the ‘Places’ Category

True California Colors

Posted on October 4th, 2011, by Petra

Yes, technically it is autumn already – but who cares, when we still have this fabulous light? Those colors?

A Lovely Stroll In The Neighborhood

Posted on August 28th, 2011, by Petra

With the weather being a wee bit hot right now, it is easier to take a walk either early in the morning or towards evening, when it cools down a bit. Strolling through the quarter one sees lots of other people who enjoy the light evening breeze and the very special light just before sundown. […]

Early Evening Stroll

Posted on July 25th, 2011, by Petra

Weather-wise we have nothing to complain about, it’s basically one perfect summer’s day after the other. Especially wonderful are the mornings (for running) and the evenings (for walking). One stroll to recommend leads past the Prospect Studios, very much a part of “Old Hollywood” – old in the sense of “where it all began” – […]

Different Perspective

Posted on June 17th, 2011, by Petra

No, we did not nip off to the Pacific Northwest. This was the view this morning in Griffith Park. Quite different, isn’t it? Yes, June Gloom, our seasonal friend – but today with a new and special feature: Drizzling rain. Too good an opportunity to pass up, perfect for a hike up to the Observatory. […]

Cuteness Overload

Posted on May 23rd, 2011, by Petra

First price for cuteness at the Hannover Zoo goes to the Red Panda:

Easter Hike

Posted on April 24th, 2011, by Petra

With one of us still limping with a broken fibula and the other one not shod quite right for extensive hiking, we spent only about an hour in Deukmejian Park, which has been opened bit by bit again after the Station Fire in 2009. Nature does try to regain what was lost and burned; at […]

Cold? Wet? Windy?

Posted on March 20th, 2011, by Petra

Oh no – not today, on the first Day of Spring and the L.A. Marathon. But Spring it is and the Marathon has been run, with a fabulous victory by two Ethiopians. So there – nothing spoils our fun here in Los Angeles!

One Last Look

Posted on February 17th, 2011, by Petra

And Borders next door is closing down too.


Posted on January 24th, 2011, by Petra

Sunday afternoons are a wonderful time to watch some competitions at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center. This weekend it was the LAEC Opener Hunter Jumper Show and everybody had fun.

Los Feliz s’√©veille

Posted on December 2nd, 2010, by Petra

Early morning at the Shakespeare Bridge.