Getty Villa

Yesterday we went to the Getty Villa. The villa and gardens were absolutely stunning. The exhibits were incredible too. I was especially struck by the funeral masks and an amazingly creepy painting of the goddess Isis. They even had a kid's room, which Miss R loved. We had a great time. Definitely visit if you get the … Continue reading Getty Villa


Mt. Hollywood Trail

Earlier this week we went to Griffith Park and hiked the Mt. Hollywood Trail with our friend R. It was a gorgeous day, and the summit offered fantastic views of the valley and the Hollywood sign. After the hike, we stopped at the Griffith Observatory, but it was pretty crowded, so we didn't stay long. I'm … Continue reading Mt. Hollywood Trail

Americana at Brand

We discovered a great spot in Glendale this past weekend, the Americana at Brand. It's a fun collection of shops, restaurants, and outdoor space, perfect for kids who like to run! It even has free trolley rides. You can't beat that.