Monthly Archives: July 2010
These dresses by Jill Giordano and Brian Scheyer are on view at the California Design Biennial at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. It’s a color shot — everything is just so black and white.
A reader was worried and so was I about the current state and the future of the California plein-aire-style paintings on panels by Frank Moore, painted in 1922 and then left out in … the plain air, though under the … Continue reading
When my daughter and I went Jeeping very early last Sunday morning in the Palo Duro Canyon outside of Amarillo, Texas, this horse came over to greet us. We had neither apple nor carrot so we weren’t very interesting. But … Continue reading
Regarding this photo by Mario Miralles taken in Millard Canyon above Altadena, local wildlife biologist Lori Paul gave the play by play Wednesday as their breeding grounds were endangered by a shutoff of canyon water by the Lincoln Avenue Water … Continue reading
Downtown Los Angeles is finally beginning to look and feel urban in that way that the world’s big cities do: People living and working and eating and shopping in tallish, Gotham City-like, handsome buildings. But outside the hot Cal-French restaurant … Continue reading
That’s my great-uncle Johnny O’Brien on his 93rd birthday Saturday at a family cabin in Palo Duro Canyon outside of Amarillo, Texas — with his great-grandaughter Exie Manahan and the chocolate cake. Johnny is the patriarch of our large O’Brien … Continue reading