A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light. ~ Leonardo da Vinci
Three crowded expressways, a couple of darkened blocks through Hollywood, one steep drive up what seemed like a small mountain range later, and I had finally reached my 5:30 am destination at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. The unknown perils of wandering alone in a dark park across the country from my home […]
The Griffith Observatory landed on a south-facing slope of the Hollywood Hills in 1935. A unique platform to view the stars above and the earthly vistas of the city of angels, runway-like grids in the constellation Los Angeles.
Three days in L.A.! Barely enough time to explore the city where our daughter will be attending college in the fall. Usually when we spend time on the West Coast, we make a bee-line for the beaches and don’t stray too far until its time to head back to the airport. Determined to master the […]