Halloween. Fort MacArthur to see COASTAL/BORDER (PST) at Angels Gate Cultural Center. WordCamp Riverside 2017. PROMETHEUS 2017 (PST) at Pomona College Museum of Art. Charles Tobach photo of my parents and their friend Ethel, East Side Park (circa 1947?). MYTH & MIRAGE (PST) at Riverside Art Museum. Mission Inn. Aunt Marie’s 93 birthday party with guest star Irving the bearded dragon.
BE THE CHANGE, Los Angeles Protest Photographs 2003-2017, by Cindy Bendat, with Iris at Cal State Dominguez Hills. WordCamp LA, with Brian at Cal State LA. Pier Del Sol, SOSC fundraiser on Santa Monica Pier. The Hammer Museum. The Skirball. Visit with Sammy and Marie. Downtown with Larry and Geri: Union Station, Olvera Street, and Chinatown. LACMA. Garden with flowers, dinosaurs, mammals, etc
Sunday morning in Long Beach: Bluff Park. Long Beach Museum of Art, featuring Cuban artist Rafael Soriano. Pacific Standard Time at Museum of Latin American Art: Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago. Garden with birds, mammals, a bee, night-blooming cereus, epiphyllum and other blooms. Lunch with Sammy and Marie, Sara and Graeme. Dinner with the Cliffs. Jackie and Mack Robinson memorial in Pasadena. Lunch with Larry and Robb. WordPress Meetup.
Great Northwest summer adventure. Visit with Mike and family, “surrounded by acres of clams.” Mica closes her sports bar in Kent and prepares to open a steak house in Des Moines. Visit with Barry and family in Port Orchard, surrounded by acres of Northwest forest. Laana and I go shopping for Shane. Total eclipse of the sun in Woodburn, OR. Tumwater Falls Park, site of the “first American colony on Puget Sound.” Say what?!? Ferry to Seattle. Chinatown. Back to Mike’s; 1927 Masonic Retirement Center.
Garden with more mammals than flowers. Down the block, rare roadrunner siting. Hummingbird. Collective 70th birthday party at Maureen’s. Night-blooming cereus. Apple tree loses a limb. Gang of 4 (raccoons).