Photo Daily: Sunset Tower Hotel, Los Angeles

  There are a few things I love about Los Angeles. One of them is the history. The stories, embellished over time of the glamour days of Hollywood. It’s true that by world standards, it’s a relatively new city. As Steve Martin’s character, Harris, in L.A. Story points out, “Some of these buildings are over …

Back to Chicago

Ryan drove me to LAX this afternoon to catch my flight back to Chicago. Always nice to get a ride to the airport. I always find the ride back to be interesting. You pass all the same things you passed on the way into the city, but I most often see things with slightly different …

Los Angeles part 3

Overheard bits of conversation walking around LA today… “…with that boa, he looks like a french whore and he smells like a french whore…” “…I just fucking hate him…” I want to write a book sometime that is just bits of conversation I hear as I’m walking by people on the sidewalk. But there’s clearly …

Los Angeles part 2

Once again, there is something about traveling… the constant state of unfamiliarity… senses straining to soak in everything that is new… nothing taken for granted… nothing that is been there, done that. I does me good to be in this state. I’ve only been on this trip for two days and already I feel a …

Los Angeles

I’m writing from Los Angeles today. My friend Ryan picked me up from LAX a few hours ago and as we drove back to her neighborhood in West Hollywood I was finding it a little difficult trying to get my bearings. I realized of all my homes away from home, places I feel really comfortable …