California Girl… #WordyWednesday

I had a bit of a blah time last week, I was reminded of my auto-immune struggles as I just felt…pardon my French, like crap. But, on the plus side, I could at-least get out the door, & do what I had to do. Then, when I found myself on a lunch hour near Venice Beach, I was reminded at what an AWESOME state I live in.


Sometimes, I admit I forget that I live in such a desirable part of the country. I watch shows like The Kardashians or award shows & think, why the heck would people watch this? Then, I remember…oh, yeah, Mailbu & Calabasis aren’t within an hour of, say, Virginia, or Kentucky, or anywhere but LA, where I happened to be born.

While I have been to nearby Santa Monica & love their pier with the roller coaster, ferris wheel & fun, I had not yet visited Venice Beach, famous for its stretch of restaurants, bars, shops & the art booths & vendors that line the sidewalks. It was the day before a “Strom Watch” took effect for SoCal & it was beautiful for a quick stroll…


The amount of vendors were minimal, I spoke to a man who sells jewelry with the well-known “Evil Eye” symbol, famous from the Mediterranean, & he told me to return on a weekend to get the full sights. I still saw some really cool art & baubles, though.


The drive along Pacific Coast Highway from Santa Monica to Venice is one any visitor to LA needs to do…or, locals too…like me 😉 Its complete SoCal bliss. There’s also their famous Abbot Kinney district, which is known to attract celebrities, too, & don’t forget, eclectic arty fun like this ballerina clown….


Happy Wednesday! xo

About Along Comes Mary

Book Worm, Internet Nerd, Blogger, Daughter, Friend, Caffeine Addict, Non Smoker who sometimes smokes, Lover, Fighter, Ear with Feet, In Search of Bunbury, Gluten Free Pescatarian. Enough about me, what about YOU?;-)
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3 Responses to California Girl… #WordyWednesday

  1. I know, we are really lucky! I wasn’t born here, but I have called California home for the last 10 years, and I feel so fortunate. Hurray for the golden state!

  2. stazawitz says:

    Stop, stop, stop, making me wish I lived in California! I need to win the lottery, so we can move! BTW I love ALL the these photographs!!

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