Porto’s Bakery, Burbank CA

August 2022 Stopped by LA’s most famous bakery a few weeks ago, Porto’s (since 1960). They have some delicious amazing baked goods, got some to bring home. It was hard to decide what to get, everything the have is made right there onsite. Gotta love fresh baked desserts! Porto’s is an institution in Southern California…

Huntington Beach, CA

March 2020 Huntington Beach California. Used to live about 15 miles from Huntington Beach and as a kid took the bus often during the summers to head to the beach with my boogie board to hang out in the surf and sand with friends all day. HB has a beautiful beach front with lots of…

LeBleu’s Landing, Sulphur LA

March 2018 While driving cross country from California to Georgia several years ago, my wife and I stopped for the night in Sulphur Louisiana where we found a really cool old school traditional Louisiana Cajun Restaurant next door called LeBleu’s Landing. Read on….

Two years later

January 2022 It’s been almost two years now since the Corona Covid-19 Pandemic hit the world. I was traveling to Chicago the day the USA got shut down. The Casino I was going to work at was one of the first types of businesses closed. My boss had me stay at the airport after arriving…

New York, NY

January 2022 NYC – New York City, the big city, the place where they say if you can make it there you can make it anywhere. It’s not a city for the timid. It’s a concrete jungle, it’s cold, it’s callous, it’s beautiful. New York has a great history, it’s a cornucopia of cultures, a…

Cafe Napoli, NYC New York

September 2014 Italian food in little Italy New York City While working in New York City several years ago, I decided to check out little Italy for dinner. Hopped in a taxi cab and took a ride to little Italy where I got out and walked around for a while looking for a nice place…

Memphis TN to Sharpsburg GA

Today’s travels Had some fun tracking todays travels with the app Relive. Started from my hotel in downtown Memphis driving my rental car to the Memphis airport. From there flew to the Atlanta airport then from there got an Uber ride home. Ready for the weekend, cheers!

Salt Lake City to Reno

February 2021 Been experimenting again with my GoPro9 camera’s TimeWarp mode. This time on a Delta Airlines flight from Salt Lake City, Utah to Reno, Nevada. I attached the camera to the plane window with a suction cup mount and recorded the ride out of Salt Lake City. It’s a short 4 minute film and…

Space Shuttle Launch, Cape Canaveral FL

Sept 8, 2000 In late August 2000 I was sent to Cocoa Beach Florida to work at NASA Cape Canaveral for a few weeks to work with another vendor to troubleshoot a storage network problem at their data center. Ended up being there for three weeks but it was one of the best trips I’ve…

Travels in China

Back in 1999 I was sent to Beijing China by my company to train a few local companies how to use and sell our computer storage products. China is a place I would have never gone on my own, never ever had a desire to see the country. Being sent for work brought on a…

Billy Goat Tavern, Chicago IL

November 2018 Since 1934 the Billy Goat Tavern has served up food to Chicagoan’s at 30 N. Michigan Ave and was made famous by Saturday Night Live’s John Belushi and cast in the late 70’s. The Billy Goat Tavern become a famous icon in the city and the saying Cheezborger Cheezborger Cheezborger, No Pepsi… Coke…