Vacations Aren’t Always Boring to Read About. Sometimes They are, Though. Whatever.

Yesterday I returned home after three days in West Hollywood. There’s a distinction between Hollywood and West Hollywood.  Hollywood is a district in Los Angeles proper, and West Hollywood is an incorporated city (since 1984), surrounded by Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Midtown L.A. West Hollywood is a pretty neat place, but not cheap.  It’s nearly as focused on popular culture as Hollywood, too.  I stayed at a plush hotel, and found it disappointing when my fingers went through the toilet paper.  Lovely building, though. If you want to get an excellent salad in that neck of the woods, Sweet Green … Continue reading Vacations Aren’t Always Boring to Read About. Sometimes They are, Though. Whatever.

Fun With Smartphone Apps

Yesterday I wandered through the Castro District in San Francisco, taking photos and recording videos with the tourists.  It may have been a warm-up to going on vacation someday, although presently no vacation is planned. By the way, if you’re in the area on Wednesday (Sept. 7), you may want to catch a viewing of Sunset Boulevard.  The Castro Theater is located on the 400 block.  I’ll include a screenshot of the schedule. The embedded media is a Vine video, recorded during a strong wind. The theater wasn’t moving.  I just couldn’t hold the darned camera still. https://vine.co/v/555hdO5xgaP/embed/simplehttps://platform.vine.co/static/scripts/embed.js Continue reading Fun With Smartphone Apps