a little dose will do ya...

October 24, 2011

// photo's by the fashion gal //

living on the coast typically results in pretty great weather year-round. however when a stubborn marine layer rolls in and thick clouds cover the sky {like a blanket} you begin to think of what inside-activities you can do. surprisingly, (to most of my friends) this is my favorite kind of weather. big grey cloudy clouds... yes please(!) i LOVE throwing on a cozy sweater, making a huge cup of tea, and conquering unfinished projects all day long. sounds like paradise to me! but since the fireman and i had the day off together, we decided to get out of the house and head into the city for a little dose of culture & art! so off to the Getty Museum we went! 

**a little note: below are the photo's i took throughout our day of adventure. it was an overall success and we both look forward to going back and checking out more of the exhibits {the exhibit on Cuba was awesome!}... and of course the amazing architecture and beautiful gardens!
***another little note: i personally LOVE the two paintings above. it's currently my new computer screensaver.

our little day {at} the Getty Museum...
{the fireman}
{the clouds were thick}
{that's me!}
{nothing better on a cloudy day}

 CUBA: a Revolutionary Project
// this was a very cool exhibit of Cuba... with true photographs that really told a story of Cuban history, it's culture, and it's people. this was the fireman's highlight for the day //

the flowers & the art
// and of course the colorful paintings & serene gardens were my {absolute} favorite part! the fireman was very patient while i took each one of these photo's... i think he understands now (after 3 years) that i kinda love taking photo's of flowers. he's a keeper. //

// the sun began to peek through the clouds later in the day... so we got to really enjoy the spectacular views of our BIG city, LA //

what do YOU enjoy doing on a cloudy day?(?)?


Unknown said...

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Katie*Belle said...

Those paintings are so cool! And I'd happily spend a cloudy day in an art museum -- or probably any day, really : )

Anonymous said...

Love the photo of the sky view, flowers and the fireman in the black and white photo...great scarf your wearing is it cashmere?

chanel said...

Love you two! What a great little day! Sounds like a perfect grey day to me!


Not Just A Pretty Dress said...

The two paintings at the beginning of the post are so beautiful (excellent screensaver choice!). Looks like you had a great day...Thank you so much for your comment that introduced me to your blog, really nice!

Molliee said...

thanks for the comment on my blog! I can't wait to go through yours! I love your sunnies in this pic. I live in Brentwood so we must live close to eachother:)


Maria said...

ohh the Cuba exhibit looks interesting. I lived in Cuba several years ago. Makes me feel nostalgic.

Maria @ Orchard Bloom

vanessa (the gal) said...

Hey Molliee-
I actually live in Manhattan Beach! Have your ever been down to the South Bay? There are some great resturants & shopping... and the beach! Anyway, have a great day, see you in MB.


Unknown said...

I am so the same! I love Summer, (my favourite season is Autumn though) but I adore it when Winter roles around and I can have long hot baths, lounge around in oversized jumpers and be productive inside watching bet heavy rain fall oustide - nothing better :) oh... with a cup of tea of course. Your photos from your day off are gorgeous. The exhibition of Cuba would have been one I'dve love to have seen but living in Australia I don't think I'll manage to get to it :P

Anna xo


Audrey B said...

You guys are SO adorable! I love the Getty! Thank you so much for your lovely comments on my blog! xo www.casualglamorous.com

Anonymous said...

Great pictures. Sounds like a lovely day. You guys are just the worlds best looking couple. It was cloudy today and my husband and I ate soup. Mmm.

<3 Rachel

Fiorenza said...

flowers!!! my passion!!!!


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