Sweet scent of strawberries fills the air. Luscious red berries so juicy and full of sweetness. It’s that time of the year. Strawberries are in season. The Williamson Produce stand is my fav spot in town to get fresh strawberries.
In 1931, the Santa Maria Club started a “Stag Barbecue,” which was held on the second Wednesday of every month, with up to 700 patrons attending each event. By the late 1950s, three local restaurants—The Far Western Tavern, Hitching Post, and Jocko’s were on their way to becoming landmarks of this style of barbecue. The Elks […]
Liberty Station. Place was a Marine base most of my life. I never gave it much thought. I never gave it much thought after it was redeveloped and turned into shops and houses. I was excited to visit when I got the email there was going to be a Taste of Liberty Station yelp event. […]
I’ll never forget the very first time I arrived in Hawaii, (1980 ‘something’) as soon as I departed the plane I spotted a whole row of brightly dressed happy people holding lei’s. So naturally I figured it was a special welcome for some other lucky person. Imagine my surprise when two of the lei holding […]
Got up early to pack the car as we were leaving San Francisco today. I found this. Seems some thieves busted my window to take a panda neck pillow and a bag filled with coupons and grocery store loyalty cards. There was surveillance video of some hooded figure at 5am July 5 doing a smash […]
Highway 101. I remember the first time I went down this road. My brother was driving us to San Francisco to visit relatives. It was relaxing seeing cows grazing and farmers working their crops. So beautiful in contrast to the dirty downtown San Diego I was use to. So many wonders to behold just outside […]
UCSD. Place was like a small town back in the 80’s. Main food choices were the Pub or one of the cafeterias. Then in 1989 the Price Center was completed at fast food chains invaded. UCSD Farmers Market started up in 2004. Held every Tuesday from 10-2pm. I went every Tuesday to write up this […]