Category Archives: playing

Next steps

It’s been quiet here. A little TOO quiet. And that means I’ve got some explaining to do. As you know my life has changed quite a bit since I started a gelato-themed repository for my thoughts. I got married, and … Continue reading

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Walking buddies

Every single day, I get to take a walk around the neighborhood with my new best friend. It really doesn’t get much better than that.

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Happy Walktober

Guess what time of year it is? Well, yes, it’s decorative gourd season motherfuckers, but it’s also Walktober! And that means lots of walking events all over LA (and the country), ending with the year’s best holiday for walking… Halloween! … Continue reading

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Desert caravan

Our initial destination was a secret spot in the desert, an off-brand Joshua Tree without the crowds. But because it was the end of July, and you’d be damn crazy to go to the desert in the end of July, no … Continue reading

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Disney dad

It’s hard to see in this photo but my dad is wearing a Mickey Mouse shirt, which is appropriate because we call him Disney Dad—he’s always trying to maximize our fun (sometimes a little too much fun). I’m heading off … Continue reading

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Kayaking in my neighborhood

I’m having a lot of “I’d never thought I’d see the day” days lately in LA. Like the day I rode my bike on 15 car-free miles of Venice Boulevard to the ocean, for example. Or the day when I saw … Continue reading

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Have a multimodal CicLAvia

Usually, when I’m begging you to come on an adventure with me, it’s something wacky, like up 100 staircases or down a dark subterranean tunnel. This time, it’s easy and accessible—it’s CicLAvia! Our now-three-times-a-year open streets festival is this Sunday, when 15 … Continue reading

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P.S., I love you

Palm Springs is one of my favorite places to visit and there’s no better time to go than Modernism Week, the annual showcase of desert-faring architecture and design. This year, I’m one of eight Instagrammers who will be dispatched there for … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

In my post wrapping up 2012, I mentioned one of my favorite new tools: Instagram. As I’ll be the first to admit, I was extremely hesitant to join. Why did I need to share my photos somewhere else? I already … Continue reading

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It sounds so sweet with the sun sinking low

We seem to have found ourselves in the sweetest little surf town of Sayulita, Mexico. Something tells me we’ll never want to leave.

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