My mom came to LA from Houston for a visit and as always, her visit was way too short. We packed a lot in including two dinner parties, shopping, and a big blowout at my brother’s place. It was one of those magical weekends where you lose all sense of your responsibilities and just let go and enjoy the present. Actually, that’s what the next couple of months seem to be all about. It’s like the holidays begin around Halloween and end at the beginning of January, and during those months there’s a lot of lackadaisical business going on. For me, these months are really inspiring and I tend to get a lot of creative things done. Hopefully that remains the same this year…Some scenes from the weekend:
I had the chilaquiles verdes. This is by far my favorite thing to eat for breakfast, but it’s hard to find good ones. These were pretty decent, especially for a restaurant that doesn’t specialize in Mexican food. I ate so much food this day that my back started to hurt.
We went to my brother’s apartment and I was totally impressed with his landscaping skills. My brother is a Merchant Marine and he soars the high seas to Alaska quite often. He found this whale skull and walrus jaw and had them sent home. Amazing, no? Every time I see the whale skull I can’t stop staring.
Went to our “Aunt Jan’s” house for dinner one night. She has a pretty awesome collection of quilts that I admire every time I visit along with antique objects that she finds in random places. I love the horse head hanging on the wall. She stuck an apple in its mouth and it looks even better.