I often struggle with being in the moment. I mean, I’m better at it now than when I was in my twenties or thirties but it can still be a struggle. We were recently in Shaver Lake and had received much more snow than the forecast had called for. It had been snowing off and on the … [Read more...]
PSA: Regarding Golden Hill Rd. and Ardmore Rd.
If you’re a local, you know. At the intersection of Golden Hill Rd and Union Rd. they, are putting in a roundabout. Therefore, that intersection is currently closed. If you’re trying to get to Golden Hill Rd northbound or Union Rd., we now must use Ardmore Rd. … [Read more...]
Paso Robles Wine Merchant
The Paso Robles Wine Merchant is located in the Paso Market Walk on Spring Street. We’ve been to the Paso Market Walk many times and have enjoyed Momotaro Ramen, Just Baked (our kiddo Sammy likes cookies), Finca, and of course, the Paso Robles Wine Merchant. That said, we have … [Read more...]
The Cane Tiki Room in Paso Robles
We recently decided to check out the brand new, Cane Tiki Room, in downtown Paso Robles. This creation comes from well known Paso restauranteurs, Donovan and Troy, who also own Pappy McGregor’s, 1122 Speakeasy, and Fish Gaucho. Annie and I, along with our 9-year-old son, went in … [Read more...]
What’s Worth Putting Out There?
I used to write a lot. I would write blog posts, somewhere between two and five per week. They were about Paso Robles, wine, food, local events, and so on. I got burnt out, I think. I also used to write six days per week just for myself, in a journal. My goal back then was 1,000 … [Read more...]
My Facebook Account Was Stolen and They Have No Customer Support
On June 6, 2021 at 12:04 am my Facebook account was successfully hacked in to. I received a few emails from Facebook regarding this, the first one coming at 11:28 pm (June 5) and it included the password reset code. Then another email at 11:58 pm (June 5) saying an unusual login … [Read more...]
Our Recent Stay in Cambria, CA.
We recently decided to take our first trip since March of 2020 when we went to Shaver Lake for 9 days to escape the “shelter-in-place” orders that California and SLO County were about to implement due to COVID. We decided to keep it easy and close and chose Cambria. Like the … [Read more...]
The Humor of a Child Vs. the Reaction of an Adult
In November of 2020 Sammy attempted to play a prank on me or simply just be funny. He came out of his room into the living room and he said the toilet was smoking. Now, my mind instantly went to actual smoke and knowing there’s no way a toilet could be smoking but when an 8 year … [Read more...]
Another PSA: School Pick Up & Drop Off Parking
Notes to preface my below commentary: If you are offended by the below commentary, I’m guessing you're possibly guilty of the topic. Also, if you’re offended by the below commentary, I may or may not be sorry, but I won’t tell you. … [Read more...]
School Food: Can’t We Do Better Than This?
Let me start by saying that I have no idea what all is going on behind the scenes with this issue but I do have some thoughts and opinions. Our son brought a bag of food home from school two different times. After the first time, we told him not to bring the bag home … [Read more...]
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