Tag: 1920s

August 27, 2013 /

What could be better on a sunny day than sitting outside with a friendly parrot? In later years descendants of escaped birds would form huge flocks in the Hollywood Hills and Pasadena. That stand of fronds looks to me like a banana plant. I had one in front of my…

January 12, 2013 /

Los Angeles College Swim Team winter practice at El Mirador in Palm Springs On the board at El Mirador.  The tower you see in the background was part of the resort hotel – now a hospital is on the site and they have reproduced that particularly beautiful feature.