From our vantage point at Venice Beach’s Sidewalk Cafe for breakfast, I sat the camera on the rail and snapped this empty scene of the little plot on the Boardwalk where artist David Alexander English plies his stock and trade:

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[bigger version here on Flickr]

Later on we walked up to the Santa Monica Pier to see the Ashes and Snow photography exhibit, which was marvelous. I may try to drop some thoughts about it that go a little more in-depth but that’ll have to wait and see.

In the meantime, here are one-word reviews of the latest films we’ve seen on DVD: Memoirs of a Geisha: Yaaaaaaaaaaaawn; Brokeback Mountain: Puh-leeeze; Hustle and Flow: Brilliant.