Friday, November 1, 2013

Picture Perfect in Switzerland (PVDP in Europe)

Just needed a bit of blue sky.
Near Gottard Pass, July 2013

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

California City Airport, Mojave Desert, CA

Clear, sunny, quiet ... good place to fly into if running on empty.
Cal City Airport, 18 Oct 2013

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Sunday Stroll on RAT Beach

Sandpiper, 10-13-2013
RAT (Right after Torrance) Beach, Palos Verdes

Monday, October 14, 2013

Yellow Vase Cafe at the old General Store, Malaga Cove Plaza

Old General Store (Walter S. Davis, architect), Palos Verdes Estates
13 October 2013
Yellow Vase Cafe is a local chain with 4 locations on the peninsula, offering breakfast and lunch. We ate breakfast there today, and headed down to RAT beach for a walk after. My husband remembers shopping in this building when he was a kid at which time it was the General Store.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Zhena Folk Chorus does EXXOPOLIS 2013 in LA

Chirstina G. in Red Bubble

EXXOPOLIS 2013 with Los Angeles City Hall

Zhena were there!!!

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Off the beaten path in France - L'Epine, Champagne-Ardenne

La Basilique Notre Dame De L'Epine (1406) --- 16 July 2013

Brasserie de la Basilique de l'Epine

Monday, August 19, 2013

Off the beaten path in France -- Soissons (Picardy)

Soissons Cathedral (completely rebuilt
after WWI) --- 16 July 2013

A quiet summer's day at Soissons, by the cathedral (16 July 2013)

Friday, August 16, 2013

"Moje Žene" --- Zhena Folk Chorus in San Pedro

Zhena Folk Chorus with singer from Zadeshe Ensamble
Croatian Cultural Center, San Pedro, April 2013
Singers (left to right): Kadrije, Natasha (Tash), Betty, Christina, Sylvia, Mutlu, Wendy, Cathy, Eve (our music director) with Shmagi (from Georgia Republic)
I joined Zhena Chorus more than a year ago. We sing Eastern and Central European village songs, and have a truly wonderful time singing and being together. On Sunday, August 18th, we are having a CD release concert at 4 pm at the Corner Store in San Pedro. Come by if you are close by!
Read more about us on
Listen to our latest CD Sedenka (on cdbaby)

Monday, April 8, 2013

San Pedro Municipal Building

Night in San Pedro, March 2012
I am often in the neighboring port town of San Pedro, which is one of the communities within the City of Los Angeles. This photo is from a night shoot with the PV Art Center night photography class.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

High over Mt. Baldy

San Gabriel Mountains, LA basin & Catalina Island (Winter 2013)
My son took this photo with his iPhone during his soaring flight over Mt. Baldy (and "enhanced" it a bit.)

Sunday, February 3, 2013


An afternoon at the LA County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Over Palos Verdes Peninsula

My son took me for a perfect flight around the peninsula on the last day of last year. Prominant in this view is the Palos Verdes High School, designed by Richard Neutra in 1961.

Friday, February 1, 2013

Shall we dance? (Valyermo, CA)

QUACKstep-TIME (January 2012)

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Sunshine at St. Andrew's Abbey (Valyermo, CA)

Valyermo, CA (January 2012)
A Benedictine Monastery in Valyermo, CA

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Rancher (Bishop, CA)

At a cafe in Bishop, California (December 2011)

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Winter in PV: Trees

Along Hawthorne Blvd. near Peninsula Center