I spend a lot of time looking up. A natural dreamer, I often stare at the heavens and imagine myself there – always a different version, of course. Maybe instead of an actor, I should’ve studied to be an astronaut. Somehow, we all seem to find a way to escape around here.
Every once in awhile, no matter how much one might love Venice, you need a change of scenery. Taken atop LA, in Topanga Canyon, during a hike with one of my dearest friends, if you look really hard, there’s the Santa Monica Pier jutting into the Pacific. Venice is just to the south…
From the High Rooftop Lounge of the Hotel Erwin, a favorite spot to have a drink and watch the sun go down. Just be careful of crazy, skinny redheads who desperately need a cocktail and maybe a little something something extra.
Taken on a private rooftop, I was house sitting and enjoying the amenities. It was back in March when the Venus-Jupiter conjunction was so visible in the night sky. Though hard to spot, the two planets are hanging out together at the top of the photo.
We had an absolutely spectacular sunset last autumn following an unusual afternoon of thunderstorms. I took about a hundred pictures and this is one of my favorite. If you look closely, you can see the eye of God – and the nose, upper lip, and maybe a little bit of His beard.
A few weeks ago, out for a late evening stroll, I snatched a waning crescent moon rising above the treetops. Ah to sleep, perchance to dream…
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