My first time at this mall I might have been 12. There was a movie theater back then. We alternated between the theater here and a few drive ins. It looks a bit more run down now. Where I use to watch movies I see Bargain Outlet. To the side I notice Happytime Tea.
I love watching blinking Christmas lights and the Peanuts Christmas Special Christmas Day. We open presents and eat a home cooked meal. This year we decided to try Christmas lunch at the Boathouse. They had a special menu just for today.
When I was a kid and we were driving home from the beach I remember seeing the freeway sign for the 8 freeway to El Centro. It was over a 100 miles away I wondered what it was like there. We always got off the freeway before we got anywhere near El Centro. I checked […]
On the road past Malibu beaches were rolling hills of green. Lovely strawberry fields tempted me to stop at a road side stand to get fresh strawberries. Driving through Santa Maria I stopped in a parking lot to try some genuine Santa Maria bbq. It was delicious.
Breath deep the tantalizing aroma. Butter mixed with beef dry rubbed in salt and pepper heated to 1600 degrees F. I watched the butter bubbling on my sizzling steak. I could no longer resist that heavenly aroma and snapped my photos quickly.
My first time was in Maui. It was hot even under the shade of a huge banyon tree. I spotted Lappert’s across the street. It was love at first sight. Colors swirled before my eyes. Frozen goodness refreshed me. 15 years later I find myself eating Lappert’s ice cream again.