Fifty Shades of Dave

I don’t know what things are like in your state but in California, a trip to the DMV – Department of Motor Vehicles – is always an adventure. And after taking my motorcycle exam a few times over the last few years, I thought I was through with my DMV visits. How wrong I was. … Continue reading Fifty Shades of Dave

A Summer That Won’t Suck, Outing 3

Yesterday we logged just under 100 miles in our adventure down south to San Clemente. This is when we’re happy to have such a fuel-efficient little vehicle, even if Anthony is starting to have difficulty fitting in the back seat. He’s a tall kid. Today, we headed the opposite direction and hit a few places … Continue reading A Summer That Won’t Suck, Outing 3

Apocalypse Then

Living in southern California in the late '80s was weird. It was during that time when we experienced a sudden infestation of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly or Medfly as it was lovingly referred to by the local media. (This pen name obviously paved the way for celebrity couple names like Bennifer and Brangelina.) Eventually, the … Continue reading Apocalypse Then

So About Tonight…

I do just about everything I can to keep Dad’s memory alive, whether it’s getting a tattoo in his honor or taking Anthony places that he used to take me. My hometown, restaurants, whatever. It’s just always a treat to walk into someplace with him and stand in the very same spot where Dad held … Continue reading So About Tonight…

Run the Runway

Okay folks, first things first. My wrist is feeling a whole lot better which means I can use a computer keyboard to write again. Granted, I would prefer to be in my corner of the den with my laptop but ah, it shuffled off this mortal coil months ago. Secondly, my new glasses arrived today … Continue reading Run the Runway