2009 was not one of my better years, but it did have its moments, and I have to thank this blog for giving me some incentive to explore this city of mine. Here are a few shots from last year that never got their time here:

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Downtown from the Griffith Observatory

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Meeting artist Drew Struzan at Gallery Nucleus

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First Fridays at Natural History Museum

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Laker Parade

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Shopping at the Fairfax Flea Market

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Walking along the Emeryville marina, where I lived briefly in college (you can see foggy San Francisco across the Bay)

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And then across the Bay, just outside of my favorite restaurant in the city, Slanted Door, overlooking the Bay Bridge

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Union Station

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Mexican Independence Day, Olvera Street

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Red Bull Soap Box Race

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L.A. Opera Costume Sale - I know, I'm totally sad I didn't get this piece either

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The Cornfield

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"The forest" nearby University of Washington - my affinity for the Pacific Northwest can be measured by how GREEN this photo is