Edgy Ellen

Originally posted on The Merrymakers:
I don’t know if I’ve ever written down the story of Ellen and I, It has become so evident that it seems hard to remember. Anyway… we met around 10 years ago at school when…

Study Abroad.

Studying Abroad is possibly the best thing out there. You get to go places and discover new things and go to school there too. One of the schools that has a study abroad program is the University of California. I’ve always loved the thought of going to LA, and i might even plan on going to school there.

Once upon a tart…


These days I like to spend my weekend mornings at Once upon a tart… It’s a small, quaint spot on Sullivan street in Soho, right around the corner from my boyfriend’s. And best of all, it has the best gluten-free cookie of all time.


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Glendale’s Brand Boulevard, 1910 and 1927


1910: Looking north on Brand Boulevard in Glendale.

These two photos were published in the Feb. 12, 1927, Los Angeles Times with this extended caption:

Known as “The Fastest-Growing City in America,” Glendale has been given wide publicity during the last few years, and the above photographs bear out the slogan. (Above) is a photograph of Brand Boulevard, the principal thoroughfare of the city in 1910. From a calm and plaid street seventeen years ago, the same thoroughfare (below) is today a boulevard in fact as well as in name. It but typifies the great growth of Glendale during the past few years. (Photographs through courtesy of Security Trust and Savings Bank.)

1927: A more elevated view of Brand Boulevard, facing north. The Glendale Theater and other businesses are on the east side of the road. A Pacific Electric street car is traveling south on tracks running down the center…

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