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AROUND LA WITH AVA®: Manors and Manners

AROUND LA WITH AVA®: Manors and Manners Most little girls go through their ‘Princess’ stage; pretending they live in a castle where everything is just as it should be. Finnish Manors There are lovely historic old Manor Houses in Finland –mostly in the southern areas.  The logic of location by population concentration is amplified by […]

AROUND LA WITH AVA®: Flower Power

AROUND LA WITH AVA®: Flower Power Coachella Bound The road trip to the Concert venue was complete with psychedelic vans, “magic buses”, cars with signs, RVs side-by-side with stretch limousines –all caravanning out toward the desert for the Easter weekend session of the Coachella Music Festival.  It was like Berkeley and the days of Woodstock, […]

AROUND LA WITH AVA®: CREATIVITY

AROUND LA WITH AVA®: CREATIVITY The creative process is fascinating. Who knows when and how that moment of vision clarity will trigger an avalanche of inspiration that translates into greatness and the sublime satisfaction of an idea fully, properly developed. Is it a single vision, or is it a glimpse that launches a domino effect? […]

AROUND LA WITH AVA®: And All That Jamzz

A Quiz: What took place in Los Angeles on the recent three day Valentine’s/President’s Day weekend? The government shut down the  405 Freeway for 3 nights of construction naming the project Jamzilla. The University of Southern California Marching Band led a parade to a Downtown LA construction site to celebrate a concrete pour. The LA […]

AROUND LA WITH AVA®: EARTH SHAKIN’—EGGS BREAKIN’

AROUND LA WITH AVA®: EARTH SHAKIN’—EGGS BREAKIN’ January 2014 in LA Blink once; then, again.  Two decades gone –it seems like yesterday. The date was January 17th 1994.  The location was my then house on The Strand in Manhattan Beach.  At around 4:31 AM, when the deep sleep is best just before the dawn, I […]

AROUND LA WITH AVA: “…JUST RIGHT”

  The Christmas Holidays: Not Too Hot; Not Too Cold; …Just Right by Ava Anttila The “flurry” around LA this month is not snow, but a whirlwind of activities that began the day after Thanksgiving and will end on January 6th –the Day of Epiphany.  That is the day most people here take down their […]

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