May I humbly make a suggestion as to filling in the blank? Your local public radio station. One of my local public radio stations, KCRW, apart from keeping me sane during commutes to different cities all over the South Bay, with news and music programming like this and this (which is what eased me through [...]
Congratulations, Mr. President. (Image from “A Nation Emerges: The Mexican Revolution Revealed” exhibit at the Los Angeles Central Library)
This week in the Pets Mid-Century Furniture contest held by Modernica. (But, doggone, if that skunk on the Eames rocker isn’t a scene-stealer!)
When home during summer (in our non-air-conditioned home), I hang out on the cool east side of the house, religiously sweeping this small patio clean and smooth to receive scorched, bare feet, occasionally laying down rugs for the corgi and cats, bringing a sliver of the reading material that piles up in the house, maybe [...]
Because I read Dirt Simple now as faithfully as the NYT, I recently felt compelled to seek out a vast footage of tiny white lights to festoon the palm, the fringe tree, and various other objects, manmade or otherwise, that now struck me this holiday season as woefully unadorned. Read her December 2009 blog entries; [...]
Hosted the 15th of every month by May Dreams Gardens.
Here in Zone 10, Southern California, Bloom Day finds a few roses from ‘Bouquet d’Or,’ a Tea-Noisette climber:
These reed orchids, epidendrums, have magenta blooms (trust me). Photographic skills not up to the challenge of including flowers today: