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Sunday, September 03, 2006

Olvera Street...El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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  • pic #1...Sylvia wearing a sombrero...looking good sylvia!

    pic #2...This is the first picture together at Olvera Street by our "photographer" :)

    pic #3...The Avila Adobe is the oldest house in Los Angeles located on Olvera Street...this is the birthplace of Los Angeles.

    By Blogger willemina, at Sun Sep 03, 08:37:00 PM PDT  

  • After visiting Olvera Street, we walked to Phillipes for lunch...a famous Los Angeles landmark cafe famous fo their 9 cent cup of coffee and french dip sandwiches.
    Then we walked over to Union Station where our "photographer" was waiting :)

    By Blogger willemina, at Sun Sep 03, 08:50:00 PM PDT  

  • i love the sombrero. thanx willy.

    we got to go in and look at the oldest house. very simple, but comfortable for the families back then, i'm sure.

    thanks so much willy for being such a good hostess showing me around your beautiful state.

    we went and visited the home where willy grew up. the new owner drove up while we were there, and let us come in. now that would never have happened back here in maryland. lol i'm sure she enjoyed hearing the history of the home and was impressed to meet the original owner.

    willy showed me her high school, and where she got married. chuck norris went to her high school, but he was ahead of her some grades. i even saw where he used to live.

    i think i'm all out of order in telling about our trip willy, but i'm still so excited about meeting you and being there in california, and touring different parts.


    By Blogger HeiressChild, at Sun Sep 03, 09:55:00 PM PDT  

  • I can feel the excitement, lololol
    Mighty fine sombrero pic, Sylvia!!
    Willy, is it too soon to call you "hostess with the mostest"? :):)

    By Blogger Belizegial, at Sun Sep 03, 10:12:00 PM PDT  

  • Great History Ladies!! Chuck is so interesting, and you got to go into the home you grew up in...That is so spectacular!! And how nice of the new owners...see, your great personalities were visible even to the new owners! Sounds like you two had an awesome time, and got to see LOTS of sites!!


    By Blogger Pennys from Heaven, at Mon Sep 04, 07:14:00 AM PDT  

  • Hi Enid and Peg!
    Thanks for the compliments...we did have so much fun and I'm willing to do it all over motto is live life and love it...there's so much to see and do and so many wonderful people all over this great big world to enjoy life with!
    All are welcome to visit me anytime in California and I'll try my best to keep you entertained :)

    By Blogger willemina, at Wed Sep 06, 04:19:00 PM PDT  

  • Sylvia
    I'm so glad you enjoyed yourself...I only wish we had more time...there's so much to see and do here and you just got a little taste of really have to come to wine country :)

    By Blogger willemina, at Wed Sep 06, 04:21:00 PM PDT  

  • hi willy....i will most definitely be back. when i was growing up, i always wanted to move to california when i turned 18. i got married instead. should have moved to california. *lol* that was the 1st marriage by the way. the 2nd one was good and that one ended in death. california is such a big state and soooooo beautiful. i can't wait to get back. have a great evening.


    By Blogger HeiressChild, at Wed Sep 06, 06:53:00 PM PDT  

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