Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Unusual Tuesdays

The house band at Hillybillyhip: Noel on guitar, Cecil on piano, bass and sound system, Ms. Gidget on the Accordion.  And Drummer, wearing a large crows head, on percussion.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Monday, February 27, 2012

Grey Squirrel

We have jungle like areas, with monkey like squirrels making much racket overhead.  The grey and red varieties have their territorial disputes.  This one here came down for a snack.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Fire Making

Jim Robertson is blowing on the fire at Cap Josepho on Jan. 8.  That's where we're going today.  =)

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Kissing Trees

Another one for the 'natural wonders' collection...
Look closely.  Here is a passionate embrace between a sycamore & oak tree, decades of long deep kissing and all...  Inter-species relations rule!!
Seen at Camp Josepho in Topanga State Park.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Thursday, February 23, 2012


We have howling coyotes in the night.  This static and silent one here is in a Malibu park.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012


With a happy cupid looking up, while riding a fish that's looking down...  Another take from Hidden Treasures.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Fur Coats

Along with cashmere sweaters, fancy dress and over sized sunglasses - at Hidden Treasures.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Creek bed

Not much rain this year.  Here's dry creek bed, waiting for some flow.

Saturday, February 18, 2012


Afternoon light, off the pier in Malibu.  Not much surfing going on...

Friday, February 17, 2012

Thursday, February 16, 2012


There's 800.000 miles on Del's Datsun.  Along with some straw bales for his horses...

Wednesday, February 15, 2012


There's a fiddle playing monk, seen on the patio at Hidden Treasures.  The shadows are from the overhead canopy of dormant grapevines.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012


For those in need of some sparkle, we have more bling. 
 Much love, sweet blessings and happy Valentine's to one and all.   

Monday, February 13, 2012


These boots are made for walking, again.  Classy, vintage, leather stompers, seen at Hillbillyhip.

Sunday, February 12, 2012


Seen at the Farmer's Market.

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Pink Panties

There's a fair skinned, serious beauty, caught between and rock and a hard place.  As in: glass table top.  Wearing nothing but lipstick, nail polish and pink panties. For sale at Hidden Treasures.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Deer Hide

Stretching the hide at a hide tanning workshop with Jim Robertson.  It took quite a bit of collective muscle, along with some cow brains, to make it soft like velvet.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Ms. Gidget

The fabulous multi-dimensional fashion queen of Hillbillyhip.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Steep Drop

There is very steep cliff by the caves off Santa Maria Rd. 

Monday, February 6, 2012


Nature is the cauldron of creation.  Here is the stump end of a huge, decomposing sycamore log, in the midst of fresh spring greens.  Seen at Lower Topanga, behind the old Ranch Motel.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Steak & Corn

Protein and veggies, also essential, cooking on the BBQ, in front of the Topanga Creek General Store.

Saturday, February 4, 2012


In easy reach, next to the register at the General Store we have these essentials, stacked by popularity:  Liquor, imported chocolate and tobacco.  Nat Sherman's anyone?

Friday, February 3, 2012


Here's a fluffed-up juvenile hawk, in the twilight zone.

Thursday, February 2, 2012


Spring has sprung already, and the flowers are out in force.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012


Citydailyphoto February Theme Day: Animals.
Here's a large flock of seagulls waiting for the sunset at Corral Beach in Malibu.

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Stop, in the name of love...  Seen on Topanga Skyline Dr.
Here's a link to the video by the Supremes, for those who are too young to remember the song from the 60ties.