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Goodbye mermaid season

Dear summer — it’s time to let go. Time to let those sprinkles fall and that lightening spark. They are trying so hard to merge into your world, and they made a peak appearance in the earliest hours of this … Continue reading

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Life Lately

^^ Grandma and Grandpa came over for burgers and watermelon on a Sunday afternoon. Grandma and I usually try to sneak out for a little thrifting break, but this time, I introduced her to jewelry heaven at Charming Charlie.^^ I’ve been … Continue reading

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Olvera Street

Aw, it’s been a few weeks since I last looked through these photos of a morning spent on Olvera Street in Los Angeles. Flipping through them now, I feel all warm and fuzzy and a pull to fly south again … Continue reading

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The other day in Venice Beach

 Venice Beach. When I was a college student in Long Beach, driving a half hour up to Venice Beach was one of my favorite things to do. I loved the freedom and quirkiness and color of this world. So when … Continue reading

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Long Beach’s Retro Row

When you need a dose of retro retail therapy, there’s a little street in Long Beach that does just the trick. I used to live in the ‘hood, and I was all nostalgic wandering around this street. Where in the … Continue reading

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Back to Long Beach

It was only and hour in the air, and there I was. Why, then, has it taken me nine years to return to that not-so-little city that holds a huge piece of my heart and still gives my tummy butterfly … Continue reading

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Reggae Festival on the River

I’m not a particularly good dancer. Basically, I don’t know how to dance. At all. I just never learned. And because I have this weird fear of — what’s the term? — “shaking what my momma gave me,” I tend … Continue reading

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