I Wanna Go Back

Ann and I decided to go out for a breakfast date this morning after we dropped off the kid at school, so we went to the newest 85 Café Bakery location which isn’t too far from us. We’re not the full-on, greasy-meal-complete-with-all-the-fixin’s kind of couple. We just can’t start the day off with a heavy … Continue reading I Wanna Go Back


Back in the Day, Part 2

For those of you too young to remember, smoking was at one time allowed just about anywhere. And believe it or not, it wouldn’t be uncommon for your mom or dad to send you back into the drug store for a book of matches if they had forgotten to ask for one when they bought … Continue reading Back in the Day, Part 2

Back in the Day, Part 1

This is me back in, oh I don’t know, maybe 1973. I couldn’t have been no more than 4 years old at the time. This one picture is perhaps one of my most favorite childhood photos. In fact I’d go so far as to say that, aside from the few with Dad, it is my … Continue reading Back in the Day, Part 1

More From the Ballpark

It had been years since I went to a ballgame so it was definitely a treat to walk through the gates and enter Anaheim Stadium, a place where I spent many a summer day in my youth. The place has gone through a few major changes over the years. When I first starting going in … Continue reading More From the Ballpark

Goodbye, Mother’s Cookies

It seems that with every passing day as of late, yet another piece of my childhood becomes a distant (or in this case, defunct) memory. Without much warning, today workers at California-based Mother's Cookies were told that the cookies would no longer be made. This should not come as much of a surprise considering that … Continue reading Goodbye, Mother’s Cookies