Griffith Observatory

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  This was an usual spot for me 20 some odd years ago.  But, moved away from SoCal for a few years then the observatory went through renovations and was close to impossible to find a parking spot near the…

San Jacinto Tram

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  We saw this video on youtube by Working With Lemons and got inspired.  While there were still snow up in the mountains, we wanted to get our butts where there are snow, so we could create our own version. …

Pomona Asian Expo

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  Ellis has not really spent any time with grandma before.  So, used to Pomona expo thing to give them some time together although it’s probably not the greatest thing in the world.  My mom isn’t exactly a sociopath but…

Xmas Weekend 2016

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  The pictures and videos posted on this blog were from about two and a half months.  I had just started a contract assignment with an e-commerce company and really enjoyed the xmas long weekend by spending it in San…

California Science Center

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  It’s in the same park that held the 1984 Olympics as well as the LA History Museum where we went a year ago.  This place is larger and has more things to do than we imagined.  Didn’t help that…

Another Solstice Tree

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  Yes it’s another solstice tree.  Slight upgrade from previous year’s sorry excuse of a tree.   Video above was taken about two weeks before xmas and it is now a month and a half after xmas.  Yah I’ve been…

LA Art District

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  It’s another one of those I think we’re out of places to go weekends.  We were here during the (blistering hot) summer, but Ellis didn’t come with us.  So, for the lack of something better to do, we brought…

Getty Villa

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  Ellis has been in princess mode for quite a few months.  So, where can I take her this weekend for pretend royalty?  Maybe a palace on the mountains?  Or, perhaps a villa by the sea while wearing a puffy…