Santa Monica

After seeing the areas free-flowing springs in 1769, Father Juan Crespi, a member of Gaspar De Portola’s expedition, named the site after Saint Monica, the saint who wept for her wayward son. The population of the coastal town in Los Angeles County is in the ballpark of 91,000 according to the 2012 census. It’s world-famous pier opened in 1909 and...
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A great day to be alive

It was mid November when snow finally graced us with its presence in Wisconsin. It fell slowly; blanketing the great north woods with flakes the size of poplar leaves. Yes, it would be a good deer season. We would have snow to track them with; snow also made deer nervous. It made them so nervous they would yard up in the deepest hollow that they co...
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Lorimar Winery ~ Temecula, California

Temecula wine country has carved out a nice little niche for itself in the SoCal wine world. It's not trying to compete with Napa as described by articles I've seen. They are their own entity, doing what they enjoy while getting in on the vino revolution.... Lorimar has been around in Old Town Temecula for a couple of years while they plotted ou...
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Food Truck Feeding Frenzy at Pechanga

This past weekend marked the first Food Truck Festival at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula. In 2011, Riverside County passed an ordinance, 5.36 to be exact, banning food trucks. The Pechanga reservation knows what people want, and as a sovereign nation basically told them to kiss it where the sun don't shine, because they brought the food...
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There is No Such Thing as, "The Lesser of Two Evils"

Days like this make living in the congested and broke-ass state of California almost bearable. As an old school cat daddy, I remember old school slang. Whenever more than one tasker needs to be accomplished at a time I will always choose the lesser of two evils, meaning the one I want to do as opposed to the one I have to do. I enjoy sitting...
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