National Trails Day

Today, June 4, 2016 is American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®

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Get out to a nearby trail, wherever you are, and get a hike in this weekend. National Trails Day events will take place in every state across the country and will include hikes, biking and horseback rides, paddling trips, birdwatching, geocaching, gear demonstrations, stewardship projects and more. If you are interested in leading or organizing an event, click on the host materials tab to the left for host guides and prep materials.

We are looking at temps of 115 degrees today so that means heading north where is is easily 25 to 30 degrees cooler. No Excuses!

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Music, Fashion and Art – Los Angeles Style

This past weekend I headed out to L.A. with friends. We started in Santa Ana (The OC!) to see an exhibition by Matt Moore called Cumulus at the Grand Central Art Center.

Matt was artist in residence and created a piece marking the L.A .Aqueduct’s 100th anniversary. He used decommissioned scavenging planks and films of clouds and growing fields which were projected on the planks perfecting using a system called Mad Mapper.  The piece was amazing. Head out to Santa Ana before January 2014 to see it.

On Saturday we went to the The folk fest on the Santa Monica Pier. Music, Beer from Sierra Nevada, Sun and Sand – that’s a yes! The show closed with Neko Case – a personal favorite!



On Sunday during the day we shopped Melrose Place in West Hollywood and A visit to the New BookMarc and Kate Spade Saturday were the highlights!

Sunday night we went to Maroon 5 at the Hollywood Bowl. It was an amazing show — ending with fireworks!
Finally onMonday we scored tickets to the James Turrell retrospective at LACMA   from the lovely Scott Tennet of Pretty goes with Pretty – Thanks Scott. What a beautiful show – Wow!