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 […]
Chapter Two The Transformation Original story by Maggie A. Julia woke up late. It was a bad day for it as she was supposed to be tending to a new litter of puppies. They were just starting to wake up and look for food. She opened up a small shelter for all dogs a few years […]
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 […]
Back in the old days before San Diego’s first Chinese supermarket(Woo Chee Chong) opened we drove to Los Angeles every few months to stock up on Chinese groceries. We visited small family run markets in Chinatown LA like this one. At the entrance were exotic plants you won’t find at Home Depot. The shelves were full […]
It’s dark inside. Reminds me of the old bars I peeked into when I was a kid. They were forbidden and smelled of booze. This place smells of burgers. Wish I knew how to make burgers that smelled this good.
I marvel at how things change over time. Who knew the iPhone in my pocket would have more computing power than the huge Power Mac G4 I was struggling to carry from the store to my car back in 2000. Who knew I would be attending a Pop Up Party in Pacific Beach years after […]
It started out as a thoughtful gift from Soo a single bulb needing some potting soil, a pot and water. A whole year later, it had a half dozen pretty green leaves, but no stems, or buds or flowers to be seen. Weird, I gave it water, food and sun. What more could an […]
Bliss – supreme happiness; utter joy or contentment: Dictionary.com I lay here and I feel bliss. Half awake. Half asleep. I feel so good. So relaxed. Wish I could just stay here and enjoy the feeling. My therapist Abi expertly found and fixed my knots and relieved the tension in my tight muscles. Fancy oils and lotions left my skin feeling […]