Fluffy. Cold. Exotic sweet flavors. When the day is hot my thoughts return to JoJo’s.
Enter and Tropical Dreams looks much like any other ice cream shop I’ve visited. Look more closely and you can see and feel the difference. The employees radiate a warmth reflecting that island vibe the locals are known for. Waiting for my turn in line I also see them moving swiftly as a team to […]
UTC is a short walk to get a meal for me. UTC is an attractive dinner spot as traffic in this area is terrible at dinner time so I don’t like hopping in the car. I tend to alternate between Red Robin and Eureka Burger when I’m in the mood for a burger. I was […]
When the night is long and hot. There is a place in my hood I find relief. Cold chills my tongue and heat drains from my body. Flavor of huckleberrys and cream fills my mouth. I never had huckleberrys before but they are delicious. A bit like blueberries. Lil Dipper is my only source of Huckleberry […]
I breathe deep the delicious scents. Turkey legs are being smoked over a wood grill. Sweet scent of cotton candy being spun. Various meat on skewers are smoking. Chicken is pan fried. One of my favorite times of year is when summer starts and the Del Mar fair opens. So much delicious food waiting for […]
I use to surf at Pacific Beach. Afterwards I’d stop by Mr. Frostie’s for a marshmallow shake. There are a lot more ice cream choices in this area now. I was excited to see Afters Ice Cream open. I visited the Irvine location a few times but the drive and parking kept me from going […]
If I lay here If I just lay here Would you lie with me And just forget the world? Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars Driving down the freeway you can see them. Splashes of color giving a respite from the roads and buildings. I wish the Tecolote® Giant Ranunculus grew year round but it’s just March – […]
Have you ever fallen in love? Remember that happy feeling that takes control of you upon seeing her smile that makes you smile back? The lack of sleep because you can’t wait for the next time you get to see her lovely face? That indescribable joy when your lips touch hers? I remember the coldness […]