Whale watching cruise with Ian and Laura; we saw dolphins. Cats (Albie, Punka) and dogs (Stubby, Ema). My garden with cactus flowers. About town; Apple Store at The Grove; lunch with Gayle, Judy and Sue at We Ho. Gayle’s garden at its spring magnificense. Lunch with Herschel (first visit since pandemic).
Lunch w/David, Nico and Leo. Long Beach neighborhood Wrigley with Easy Avenue, giant Saguaro, Broadway Theatre. My garden with Amani. Crescent Heights between Pico and Olympic with Gayle. Korean Friendship Bell, San Pedro, w/Larry and Laura. High Park, Signal Hill, with Laura, hummingbird. Bluff Park with Laura. Exquisite Wilmington mural about the Mexican Independencia, 1810-1821. My neighborhood, including LA River. Dogs and cats.
Spreading Marie’s ashes at Saddleback Butte State Park. Flying into LA. Petersen Automotive Museum. Peacocks at Banning Park. Long Beach neighborhoods: Wilmore, Los Cerritos. Los Angeles River Trail, with prancing horse LACMA with Gayle: Black American Portraits, Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads (Ai Weiwei).
Butterflies, blooming cacti and more at South Coast Botanic Garden. Willmore City Historic District. Full moon on the Sunset Strip. UCLA Botanic Garden. Huntington Library and Gardens, featuring bonsai collection, desert garden and more of MADE IN LA 2020.
Pre-dawn walk at La Fayette Square. My garden with newly-turned compost pile,. Birds, rabbits, rooster, etc. at LA River. Peacocks at Banning Park HPOZ. Wrigley neighborhood, Long Beach, near Eucalyptus and 21st. PASEOS – network of pedestrian-only alleys – at Carthay Circle.