An iconic, ironic and so-called “plastic day” in LA | ban on bags

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My so-called “plastic day” in Los Angeles, a.k.a. “LA,” began with a morning rally followed by a close-to-unanimous (13 to 1) vote of the LA City Council to ban single-use plastic shopping bags in supermarkets and to “penalize” paper bag usage with … Continue reading

Travel therapy | dealing with death in Venice

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So there I was, sitting in seat 12A as the plane took off…Thanks to the kind United Airlines counter attendant that rebooked my flight when I messed up and missed my original flight by an entire day. He must have … Continue reading

Los Angeles wetlands | photo essay

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A dawn to dusk view of the tidal wetlands, LA River, Ballona Creek and Ballona Lagoon areas; home to many wild plants and animals that share the land, air and water alongside Los Angeles residents and LAX, including: snowy egrets, brown pelicans, western … Continue reading

Drop in the Bucket benefit concert with Henry Rollins, Corey Taylor and an all-star crew

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A very charismatic Henry Rollins hosted a benefit show at the historic Avalon in Hollywood on Wednesday night (30 November 2011) for Drop in the Bucket, a Uganda based NGO that is building water wells and sanitation systems in sub-Saharan … Continue reading