My World As Seen From Westerly Terrace

My friends and neighbors Cybele & Manny went all-day whalewatching up off the coast of Santa Barbara today and when they asked me to come take their dog Becky for a mid-day outing I told them I’d be happy to do so and walked over to their place shortly after 1 p.m. After hanging out in the backyard with Beck for about 15 minutes I got her situated back inside and decided to come back via Westerly Terrace, which winds down to Sunset Boulevard by La Parrilla restaurant and is notable for its southerly view, which at 2:08 p.m. looked like this:


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Of note: Before being considered a part of Silver Lake, the ridge where our house is on the left side of the panorama south of Sunset (which is where our house is) was originally known back in the early 1900s as Rowland Heights, which for whatever reason is now here between Hacienda Heights and Diamond Bar.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."