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Photo set: Murphy’s Ranch/Rustic Canyon Hike, Pacific Palisades, CA

I recently hiked down to Murphy’s Ranch in Rustic Canyon to check out the graffiti and old ruins.  It was built in the 1930’s by Nazi sympathizers and then became an artist community in the 60’s.  Now, it’s just an … Continue reading

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I’m thankful to live in Los Angeles

On Thanksgiving, I spent the day visiting all of the places in LA that I’m thankful for…from Malibu for sunrise to the Rainbow for a nightcap! The more I live, the more I appreciate how lucky I am.  I had … Continue reading

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Cobb Estate and Sam Merrill Trail hike

Recently, I headed to Altadena with the intention of exploring some abandoned gold mines.  Between incorrect directions that I had printed out, and lack of cell phone service, things didn’t quite go as planned.  Instead of mines and caves, I … Continue reading

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Finding Nature in a Concrete Jungle

When you live in a concrete jungle, I feel that you need to seek solitude in nature to find balance. I recently spent the day exploring a section of Griffith Park that I’d never been to- Amir’s Garden.  It was … Continue reading

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Hiking, flowers and manatee

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