August involved taking trips to the beach, swimming in the neighbor's pool, going to dance class, revisiting Universal (we bought season passes), picking tomatoes, snuggling puppies, meeting a possum, and sweating it out in 100 degree weather.
June began with Miss R's preschool "graduation." (I was not prepared for how involved it was.) We also went down to San Diego. And did a bird hike with the Audubon Center. Most of the month was spent playing with friends and the dogs and experimenting with my hair. (Selfie alert!) We also went down … Continue reading June Recap
March was a lot of fun. First, Miss R and I went to Griffith Park to ride the train and visit the Observatory. We also went to the beach and the mountains. We took lots of walks, admired some Teslas, went to another march, and met Luna's mom and sister. Mr. R and Miss R … Continue reading March Recap
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
Progress on the house continues. Mostly small projects this month. We finished painting the living room and installed some window treatments and light fixtures. We also cleared off the deck, which we had been using as a work space, and replaced the toilet and shower head in the guest bathroom. (Eventually, we'll remodel the whole … Continue reading November Recap
The day after Thanksgiving, we went down to Long Beach to visit the Aquarium of the Pacific and take a whale watching cruise. We learned a lot of fascinating things at the Aquarium and had a really wonderful time. After the Aquarium, we headed down to the dock for our boat ride. On our cruise, we saw several … Continue reading Aquarium of the Pacific and Whale Watching Cruise
When we bought this house we had no idea just how close we were to a regional park. We've been super lucky, not only in the discovery of said park, but also in our awesome neighbors who hike it with us regularly. (We all have ten-year-old dogs, which is such a cool coincidence!) In addition to … Continue reading New Surroundings