California

The Toy District, Little Tokyo, and a red bud (pics)

February 7th, 2011 by alephnaught

The Toy District, Little Tokyo, and a red bud (pics)

Saturday, Aviva and I bundled up Iggy and Jett and drove to the Toy District in LA.  We had high hopes, and they were dashed – don’t waste your time going there, it’s just a bunch of small import shops selling cheap crap.  We did get to walk the dogs around, they liked that of […]

LACMA

January 29th, 2011 by alephnaught

LACMA

Aviva saw that there was a potentially cool show up at LACMA, and we hadn’t been to that museum for an eternity, so we decided to leave Iggy and Jett home alone for a few hours and check it out.  Their mobile website is iPhone-compliant and asks you to save it as an “app” which […]

Shadow Ranch Park

January 23rd, 2011 by alephnaught

Shadow Ranch Park

Today was another gorgeous day in southern California so we decided to take the dogs to Shadow Ranch Park which is just down the street (after running a handful of errands). And of course I took pictures with my iPhone, so take a look, hope you enjoy them! Translate

Mission San Gabriel Archangel and Pasadena

January 22nd, 2011 by alephnaught

Mission San Gabriel Archangel and Pasadena

Aviva and I decided to bundle up the pooches and be a tourist – we drove out to Mission San Gabriel Archangel.  Here’s the blurb on the Mission from the one page flier you get for the $5 admission fee: Founded in 1771, only two years after the discovery of the Sari Gabriel Valley, San […]

Pics from Santa Monica

January 18th, 2011 by alephnaught

Pics from Santa Monica

We decided to hang out in Santa Monica on Monday, so we bundled up Iggy and Jett and drove down. It was a bright sunny day and so we walked the dogs around the park overlooking the Pacific Ocean and then shopped a little and drove home. Translate

Venice

January 17th, 2011 by alephnaught

Venice

Aviva, Iggy, Jett and I decided to spend Saturday in Venice – California of course. While the beach is the most famous part of town, the city is also very cool with lots of tres chic boutiques. One of my fav design shops, A + R Store, is in Venice. So we walked the dogs […]

Royce Hall, UCLA

January 3rd, 2011 by alephnaught

Royce Hall, UCLA

Tiring of the rain and clouds, Aviva and I decided to take Iggy and Jett on a car ride down to the Woodfield Century City Mall – they let dogs into most of the stores and it seemed like a way to get out on my last day off. After buying a new spice rack […]

The Great Wall of Los Angeles

December 24th, 2010 by alephnaught

The Great Wall of Los Angeles

I had today off from work, and the rain finally subsided, so we decided to bundle up the dogs and head to the Great Wall of Los Angeles, which is not far from where we live.  Here’s the description from Gowalla: “The Great Wall of Los Angeles is a mural designed by Judith Baca and […]

Malibu

November 14th, 2010 by alephnaught

Malibu

We took Aviva’s brother Brian to Malibu Pier so he could go to the beach. I took a video with my iPhone of the surf (I think the sound of surf is very relaxing): The weather was great and we had a lot of fun – here are some of the photos I took with […]

Malibu

October 24th, 2010 by alephnaught

Malibu

We took our friend to Malibu today – not the nicest weather for a trip to the beach, but the Pacific is almost always majestic. Here’s a really bad video of some surfers – two made it to the end of the wave: We went to the pier and then to Malibu’s downtown – that […]