LACMA Lamps, Jazz Concerts, Los Angeles, California museums

Free LA: LACMA Jazz Concerts

  If you have been reading me around the web for a while, you know that I love the classical music concert experience that can be had at LACMA every Sunday night. What you might not know is that I have found a deep appreciation for the Friday night Jazz concerts, too. Why should you care? […]

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Mercado and Those Delicious Mashed Potato Tacos

    I’m a big fan of “Happy Hour,” and I am always on the hunt for great ones in LA (despite my dueling desire to stay home in comfy clothes with a book). While the “Happy Hour” specials at Mercado aren’t the cheapest deals in town, they do offer some unique treats at prices […]

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Six Years Out

  In April, I celebrated my sixth anniversary of leaving my stable, corporate job. It was a job I held for nearly 17 years. It was also a job that was taking a bigger and bigger toll on my health and my state-of-mind. I saved money. I planned. I hoped for a change that would […]