Old concept of the car of the future
Posted in Back in My Day Mildly Interesting

The Future is now, sort of.

The February, 1956 edition of Town Journal magazine predicted cars would be controlled by devices embedded in the pavement. They didn’t see the advances in…

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Gingerbread boy is oblivious

U&I Sugar had a mascot, maybe only at Christmas? A gingerbread boy, smiling because he doesn’t know that his fate is sealed. This guy was…

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Dog on the lanai
Posted in Friends and Kin

Vintage K9

We found this old guy at the animal shelter, looking kinda pathetic because of allergies, according to our vet. We got some pills and eyedrops…

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Posted in Highways and Byways Mildly Interesting

Cans of Studio City

We were walking around in Studio City and encountered these fun garbage can planters, in the parking lot of an AM/PM, of all places. I…

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Daughters and Minions are always trouble.
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Minions need to pay attention

I was getting a picture of Daphne with this minion, trying to get a better shot. Should have put it in video, the Minion has…

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Remembering "Dirt" Cobain
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Epitaph in a sketchy alley

We spotted this graffiti in a sketchy alley off of Hollywood Blvd. last week. I think “Dirt Cobain” was the name of some street dude’s…

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Random flowers and plants suddenly
Posted in Grey Gardens West

Random plants are popping up!

We bought this house last summer, so it’s our first spring here, and boy howdy, there are hidden gems. White, yellow, blue delicate flowers, showy…

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RATE THIS RESTROOM

There was a subtle earthy aroma, combined with the scent of disinfectant, which gave me comfort.

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Ryobi 40 volt mower Home Depot
Posted in Grey Gardens West

Ryobi 40v mower. Will it do the job?

We finally replaced our gas mower, having moved last fall, I left it at the old house. We upgraded(?) to a “Home Depot exclusive” Ryobi…

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50 Stolinov fly coin
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Waiter, there’s a fly on your tip.

A guy on Listia.com is sending me this mint 50 Stolinov coin that features a large housefly. I think a Stolinov is their version of…

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