LA Moments

I have recently been spending some time exploring Los Angeles. My brother and sister-in-law live there, two of the 18 million or so folks who choose to call this sprawling megalopolis “home”. Like them, more than half of the city’s residents were not born in LA, and about […]

Notes from Venice on Gaza

I was recently in Los Angeles. It is summer there, so like a real Angeleno I decided to spend my time at the beach. Specifically at Venice, set up as an independent town in 1905 by a tobacco millionaire who had the rather grand idea of building a […]