Archive for Just for fun

Leveling the Playing Field – for a David of a price, you get a Goliath of a Sports Car

Jan 23, 2010

So you want a Ferrari? Welcome to the club. But you can’t afford a Ferrari. I’m in that club, too. So what to do? These days, there are so many choices – from so many [...]

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15 Quotes to Ring in 2010

Dec 31, 2009

Happy New Year from Travelin’ Local.
It seems like yesterday when New Year’s Eve brought in the new century, and here we are starting a new decade. I hope this New Year’s brings everything good for [...]

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Happy Holidays from Travelin’ Local

Dec 24, 2009

What a cliche–palm trees and a gift wrapped building is quintessential Los Angeles. But that’s indeed, Christmas Day here in the City of Angels.

Anyway, we have a lot to be thankful for:
First, this is [...]

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In honor of the East Coast Snowstorms, today’s picture of Santa Monica’s beach

Dec 19, 2009

Having lived on the East Coast, unfortunately I too, have had to endure my fair share of abuse from its weather. From snarled traffic, closed schools, and freezing cold temperatures, I know how bad it [...]

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On a Clear Day you can see Los Angeles Forever

Dec 16, 2009

After a long and hard rainy week, yesterday the sky was picture perfect. Indeed, it was one of the clearest days I’ve seen in Los Angeles for a very long time.
Due to this extraordinary [...]

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In with the rain and out with the rain

Dec 12, 2009

It’s amazing what a little lot of rain will do for—and—to LA.
Yesterday, it rained all day. Its intensity, frequency, and duration varied, but at times the downpour was ferocious. People living here think neither [...]

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10 Rainy Day Activities to do in Los Angeles

Dec 11, 2009

If the weather forecasts are to be believed—yes, they’ve gotten better over the years– Los Angeles is due to have a quite a few rain showers; and overall, a wet weekend.
Travelin’ Local’s mission is to [...]

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It’s Raining and Snowing in Los Angeles

Dec 08, 2009

Although Monday’s clouds didn’t bring as much rain as originally forecast, it was enough to severely disrupt traffic which of course, caused delays and plenty of accidents.
Surprisingly, Mount Wilson had snow, as the LAist’s [...]

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White Christmas in Southern California

Dec 01, 2009

As exemplified in the picture above, in Southern California, “White Christmas” has a much different meaning–and feeling–than in other parts of the country. Christmas is synonymous with cold– winter, snowflakes, wearing layers of clothes, and [...]

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How Photography has changed my Life

Nov 29, 2009

Photography has had a profound effect on all aspects of my life. To read more about this, please take a look at my guest post over at Digital Photography School.

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Mapping Travelin’ Local

Nov 20, 2009

Travelin’ Local’s maps keeps our readers up-to-date on the latest cool spots, what your favorite neighborhood area/s have to see and do, and what and where those items are, and often serve as your on-line [...]

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The Bright Lights of Los Angeles Past and Present

Nov 04, 2009

The photograph above was taken in 1908. With a 1 hour exposure set by the photographer, 5000 feet atop Mount Wilson, the shot using the dark hues and tonality of black and white. It captures [...]

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The Nancy Hoover Pohl Overlook

Oct 19, 2009

A few weeks ago, Travelin’ Local featured a story about the Mulholland Scenic Route. Within that story, I briefly mentioned the Nancy Hoover Pohl Overlook.
Before I talk a little about the features of this Overlook/Park, [...]

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