Around Town with Elissa and Xochi. Downtown with Sara: Edison Building, Central Library exhibits (Oaxacalifornia. Aftermath – War Is Only Half the Story, and WE WON’T GO – The LA Resistance, Vietnam and the Draft, including letter from LA High classmate Arthur Zack, “Statement of Refusal of Induction, 1968”). bLAckwelder living wall on La Cienega Blvd. Orange County Cactus and Succulent Show and Sale. Garden party with family and friends. Little Ethiopia with Sara and Geri. Three LACMA exhibits: In the Fields of Empty Days – The Intersection of Past and Present in Iranian Art; Mimbres Ceramics; Shawn, Mooney, and the Apotheosis of American Labor. Garden scenes.
Garden highlights, with birds and bees. Rick Bartow, THINGS YOU KNOW BUT CANNOT EXPLAIN, at the Autry Museum. Word Camp Orange County. LACMA: THE CHIAROSCURO WOODCUT IN RENAISSANCE ITALY; DECODING MIMBRES PAINTING – ANCIENT CERAMICS OF THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST; DAVID HOCKNEY – 82 PORTRAITS AND 1 STILL LIFE; IN THE FIELDS OF EMPTY DAYS.
A UNIVERAL HISTORY OF INFAMY at Charles W. White Elementary School. Garden with cacti and succulents, mammaks, cedar wax wings, Gnome Chomsky’s growing entourage, etc. USC and BHM with Larry and Geri: Tattoo exhibit, SIN CENSURA (“L.A. History: A Mexican Perspective,” by Barbara Carrasco, 1981).
Linda Lack year-end celebration: workshop and Ethiopan lunch. Garden with two identified cacti: Pine cone cactus, Tephrocactus articulatus v. diadematus, and Paper spine cactus, Tephrocactus articulatus var. Papyracanthus. Sammy and Marie in their balcony garden. PST exhibitions at USC Pacific Asian Museum, Pasadena Museum of California Art, California African American Museum, Fowler Musem of Cultural History, Craft and Folk Art Museum and LACMA.