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Back in Los Angeles.

Time to figure out what's next.

In the meantime, enjoying this.




Musical Monday

Finally got around to listening to this album.  Well, maybe only the first half of it. I'm hooked on Eavesdrop, but the whole thing is wonderful.

Bummer that Joy and John Paul still aren't speaking, cause I'd love to see them on stage again. They're pretty magical.


(If you don't see the player, click for full link).

Musical Monday

Who's got an extra ticket to Disclosure, anywhere, anywhere?  Man, I'm bummed I didn't get one. Sold out likethat, all over the West Coast.

I can't stop playing this track. And these guys do exactly what I do, right when I lose it in the song. I dig the whole record.

Musical Monday

Remember how I love Gary Lightbody? You know.

Well, the second Tired Pony record comes out soon, and I've already pre-ordered my copy from Amazon UK, since it's out at least a month earlier there.
Gary, Peter Buck, Jackknife Lee, Iain Archer, Richard Colburn, what else do you need? Oh, a guest appearance by Minnie Driver? Check.

Happy Friday!

Be still, my wanderlusting heart:

More from May

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So I've given you a current update as to where I am, but let's jump back a couple months and finish out May and June and the first half of July. Eeeek.

Carol came out to visit at the beginning of May, and we lined up some really good eating adventures.  First stop, Night + Market, full of Thai goodness. Carol lived in Thailand, and she gave it two thumbs up, and I'm definitely marking this as one of my favorite LA eats.

I really don't remember everything we ate, but Carol and the staff picked some great stuff.

I guess my camera got steamed up? Yeah, a little spicy on one dish. I'm a weenie.


The next night we headed to Picca, which has been on my list for awhile. It's Peruvian food with a Japanese twist. We had a hard time narrowing down our choices, but our waiter gave us some great recommendations and got us some delicious mocktails.

I love anything with ponzu.

Our waiter recommended the scallops with wasabi peas. Win!

Now to the heavier rice dishes. Kind of …