Siting Santa Monica: The Door I

Siting Santa Monica: The Door I

WEBfA beautiful old door, touched by time…discovered on a walk in Santa Monica.

WEBgAdorned with peeling layers of paint,

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WEBathe doors swing open beneath foliage, elaborate carving, and a lantern-like light fixture.

WEBdThere is the sense of time gone by,

WEBeand the entrance into a magical world.

WEBfWho knows what is on the other side?  Lives being lived, no doubt.

Architectural Gem Series 2

Architectural Gem Series 2

Strait Is the Gate…near Miracle Mile, Los Angeles

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Walk with Me

Walk with Me

WEB5Take a bucolic Santa Monica walk with me…one of many. Enter though the archway.

WEB9Feast your eyes on the magnificent purples of the Jacaranda blooms, punctuated by white paper lanterns round as moons.

WEB8Purple butterflies and pink flamingos strut and flutter across this yard.

WEB3Buried deep in the foliage of fern and palm, this house hosts garden sculpture and pink blossoms.

WEB6WEB5Intricate painting on a front gate door is enhanced by picturesque peeling, showing the effect of wind and weather.

WEBflr1Further Jacaranda glories line the street.  Tis the season.

WEBflr2Intense purples collide in colorific harmony…

WEB4Passing though? Or living here…don’t miss the delights  of walking  Santa Monica’s leafy avenues…hidden treasures and abject pleasures await those with patience, willingness, and an attentive eye.