Category: Southern Cal

Boozy Sanitizers and COVID-19

Since March, the entire country has been under a self containment plan. People who weren’t considered “essential” worked from home. Finally California started lifting restrictions, and as of Friday, June 19, we entered stage 3. I had the day off and decided to go on a day trip […]

Happy Earth Day 🌍

It’s Earth Day, April 22nd to be exact. Unfortunately we can’t do normal things, like go out with friends or family. We’ve been in self containment for a little over a month. It feels so much longer. On March 15, California’s Governor Newsom implemented a Stay at Home […]

Disneyland: Rise of the Resistance

Rise of the Resistance is the newest attraction for both Disneyland and Disney World. It’s a 20 minute attraction that is a mix of character interaction and a ride. *** If you don’t want to see any spoilers… do not read further!! My coworker Todd and I had […]

Anniversary dinner at Steakhouse 55

Happy 7th anniversary to my Stephen! The place we originally met 7 years ago went out of business, so we decided to celebrate our anniversary at the Steakhouse 55, located at the Disneyland Hotel. The food and service was excellent. We had a cozy table in the back […]

Belated Holiday Greetings

Belated holiday greetings…. 2019 didn’t end quite as happy as I wanted. It’s never easy to lose a pet…and I’ve had 2 dogs, and 3 cats before Lulu passed away. I think it was harder because she passed away in my home, instead of at the vet. I […]

Slayer: the Final Campaign

Slayer is a local Southern California band that was founded in 1981.  Last year I saw Slayer for the first time in Las Vegas at the Joint at the Hard Rock Cafe.  It was my first time seeing a thrash metal band ever. After more than three decades […]

Disneyland: Cafe Orleans

I have been going to Disneyland for almost 5 decades, and even worked there while going to college.  In all those years, I have never dined at the Cafe Orleans, until now.  I wanted to try somewhere new for lunch, and on a whim made reservations.  The menu […]

Napa, Ca: the Inn On First

Six years ago, I took Stephen here for his birthday.  Innkeeper Jim welcomed us back like we were long time friends coming over for dinner. Here’s somethings we love about this Bed & Breakfast: TOP 25: This Registry Bed and Breakfast was ranked top 25 by BedandBreakfast.com. KEY […]

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at night

Shellie, Karen and I went back to Galaxy’s Edge a few days later, but this time at night. Our appointment time was from 8:00 to midnight, and it was Karen’s first time.   We were instructed to enter though Critter Country. They let us in promptly at 8:00, […]

Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disneyland opened a new land called Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.  The land is adjacent to Fantasyland, and pops out next to the Hungry Bear restaurant in Critter Country.  Reservations are required from May 30 until June 23rd, which sold out on the day they were released. The other […]