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Active Travel-The Running Cruise Alaska

The Great Alaskan Running Cruise The perfect vacation for the active traveler Yesterday, Memorial Day 2021, I spent the entire day moving my Uncle, a Veteran. Edward B. 6 hours of loading, unloading and reconnecting gadgets have left me feeling sore and old. Also grateful. You see, we had to move him into assisted living as …

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Chile-How the Andes almost claimed me

Chile-How the Andes almost claimed me 2 life-altering days in Santiago   “I’ll be fine, you guys go ahead.” I didn’t feel fine, my heart racing near uncontrollably after being physically ill a number of times in a short period, mostly water and gatorade, but, after gathering myself and trying to catch up to the …

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Okonomiyaki and Mayuko’s little kitchen cooking class

Okonomiyaki and Mayuko’s little kitchen cooking class The most delicious pancake, Japanese style Mayuko’s little kitchen cooking class – Shibuya, Tokyo Spending any amount of time in Japan and it inspires multiple stories. The longer you’re there, the more stories to tell. This being food blog week, I wanted to tell you about the cooking …

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Hamilton returns to LA – time to skip rent

Note: I’ve updated this due to the ongoing pandemic outbreak of the COVID-19 or Coronavirus in the US and, in particular in LA. Currently, Los Angeles County has 27 diagnosed cases and 1 death. Most events in LA including the NBA, E5, Indian Wells tennis and multiple concerts have been cancelled or postponed. The Pantages …

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Vanity Fair celebrates Hollywood in photographs

Vanity Fair celebrates Hollywood in Pictures Hollywood legends shot by iconic photographers on display at the Annenberg Space for Photography   Through July 26, 2020, Southern Californians have the opportunity, for free mind you, to see a collection of photographic portraiture by the worlds most acclaimed photographers of Hollywood legends over the last 4 decades. …

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