I remember the orange groves and the green leafy vegetables. When I was a kid we drove through Escondido to get to the Wild Animal Park. Out the car window fruits and veggies grew in perfect rows. It was peaceful and there were few people around. Visiting Farmer Boys for a late lunch I marveled […]
I remember the blackness of night. Light bright as day streamed in the darkness. Inside Blockbuster it was so bright it hurt your eyes. Rows of dvd’s filled the place. I use to bring my kid here to pick out stuff for us to watch. I miss wandering the aisles and checking out all the […]
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 […]
“And there was this toy, this snowstorm ball, with a tiny castle inside, except it was like a whole world, a world inside the ball… It was like a little glass bubble of somewhere else. I lifted it, starting a blizzard. I knew it wasn’t real snow, but I couldn’t understand how it fell so […]
I use to see lots of strip malls like this in the 70’s. I visited this particular one many times in hopes of getting a donut next door but the donut shop is always closed when I came by. Now La Perla #2 is tempting me with tacos.
Driving by one afternoon on my way home from shopping at Sprouts I spied construction coming along nicely and the temporary sign out front informing everyone to expect Buddy’s Diner soon. Right away I noticed shiny red vinyl seats inside and eagerly anticipated my very first visit once construction was finally done. After all […]