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Day in LA…part 3

One thousand heavenly voices

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singing Dona Nobis Pacem

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in the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

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John Nava’s tapestries line the walls

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my cousin Katherine Rose standing in as Jacinta

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JOY!!!

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Day in LA…part 2

Blocks from Terroni to our destination venue filled with amazing sights:

the Broad Art Museum

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Mural at MOCA – Museum of Contemporary Artimg_3591

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Walt Disney Concert Hall

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Ramon C Cortines School of Visual and Performing Artsimg_3609

grounded by the 101 freeway in the foreground – 21st Century reality!!!

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Day in LA…part 1

Los Angeles is rarely my destination of choice…however….a friend, a concert and the promise of an Italian meal tipped the scales.

the restaurant

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housed in a former bank building, the juxtaposition of grand architecture and contemporary decor…arresting

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open kitchen, pantry, and liquor cabinet…all fascinating.

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Intrigued by the design elements, I neglected to get a picture of the best lemon pasta ever!!!!

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End of Summer…Martha’s Vineyard

respite from the cares of the world…

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 peace that passes understanding

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Weeds and window boxes…Vineyard-style

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always refreshed and inspired by the island!!!!

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a Boston wine bistro

Aquitaine

recently renovated

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mussels

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shaved brussel sprouts lyonnaise

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salmon with shared pommes frites

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grapefruit, raspberry, passion fruit sorbet

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┬áso reminiscent of L’Isle Sur la Sorgue……..

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Flora: rural Colorado

Punctuating the vast expanses of fields, forests, grass and farmland – COLOR!!!!!

yellow dominates with touches of blue lupine

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orange hits the high note

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balls of white fluff

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GREEN leaves my drought-stricken senses reeling!!!!!

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