Being in a PhD programs means lots + lots of reading, more reading than you can possibly deal with. You read until the words start gagging you. But since the weekend is the only time I get to spend quality time with LB, often I take my show on the road. In that light, restaurants, museums + cafés in LA start to have a whole new meaning.
Only Jeff Koons Would get Paid Thousands of Dollars by LACMA for Sticking a Bug Raft into a Ladder
For Some Odd Reason, this Made Me Think of Gangland
This, However, I'll Defend
My Broken Egg World Reflected back at Me
This is When I Realized I was over Jeff Koons
2 Minute Hate, or the old MTV Logo?
Somehow, this is Connected to the Cultural Amnesia of the West Coast
What's Really Cool about this Installation is that if You Took 20 pictures in Three Second Intervals, You Would have a Different Picture Every Time
Depends on Who the Author is. . .
Aimee Bender Showed Me This + I was transfixed. It's Two Miniature Elevators, Both of Which work: the Doors Open and Close at Different times, the Elevators Go up + down Floors at Different Speeds, Sometimes Lingering on a Floor for a Second. When We Got on Our Hands + Knees + Looked up inside the Elevators, They even Looked real.
Maybe It's Narcissistic (Don't Hate), but the Natural Light outside was Perfect for a Self-Portrait
The Wilshire Entrance of LACMA
The Breezeway at LACMA
LB + I Ate Dinner at Café Gratitude when they were a Million Indie Songwriters Getting Drunk on Organic Wine + Talking Really Loud. This is a Picture of a Bunch of People (Jason Mraz + his lyricist, being two of those people) Dancing + Singing Happy Birthday
Meanwhile, back at our K-Town Apartment, Zoe is Busy Pondering the Meaning of the Universe as Philosophy Pooch
I Think There was a Huge Pillowfight Last Night
One of the Random (Read: Sweet) Messages My Students Left for Me on the Blackboard
Gogo! + Zoe, each with His/Her Own Toy
LB + I Eating at Café Flore in Silverlake
These Eyes Kill Me Every Time
LB Looking Hip at a Barnes + Nobles at the Grove
LB Absorbing the Light at One of Our Favorite K-Town Cafés
Delicious (Expensive) White Tea
The View from the Balcony
LB Fiddling with her iPhone at Bricks + Bitches (Bricks + Scones) Café
A Day in the Halo of Santa Monica