I am an advocate of The Great One’s adage, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” I hate missing out on new experiences. I don’t like when people victimize themselves over situations/reactions within their control. I take issue with people who say they can’t do something, when (barring living without oxygen) virtually anything is obtainable with enough … More Whims
Have I told you about Champagne Friday? Well, in case I haven’t, I’ll tell you about it now… It was late summer in the year of our Lord 2013 when a 24-year-old Lee decided to move back home to her parents’ while she pursued her masters degree. Their condition, rent would be paid via the monthly filling of … More Champagne Fridays, Misnowsas, and Birthdaze
It was a week and two days before Christmas. Lee and Dave had been throwing around the idea of making a quick trip to Big Bear for a weekend to experience a White Christmas. The initial plan involved Dave’s needing to head to LA to pick up his visa for a looming trip to Brazil. … More I’m Dreaming of a White(ish) Christmas in Yosemite
One thing I strongly recommend every person do at some point in their life is take a quality road trip with friends. By quality, I mean go big. In fact, I’ll make that a life tip. Life Tip #41: At some point in your life, take a quality road trip with friends. Last year, Dave … More A Grand Vegassy Zion Bend Road Trip
One of the best parts of living in (certain parts of) California is the gift of the quality day trip. You know, the two-three hour round-trip you take when you want to get out of the city or get lost in a different one. I took day trips often growing up in the City of Orange… … More My Friend, Julian.
It was the last day of Dave and Lee’s epic journey to CDMX, and they only had one thing left on their to-do list—Xochimilco, a destination recommended by more than a couple of credible US travelers and Mexican locals. The got up early, knowing that, for the first time in their entire trip, they were … More Are You Kidding Me, Mexico City? Part 5.
Knowing that Mexico City holds north of 150 museums, Dave and Lee dedicated a fair amount of pre-trip planning time to researching and compiling a manageable list of areas of interest. They knew Sunday would have to be museum day because they had read that many museums wave entry fees on the Sabbath. They had … More Are You Kidding Me, Mexico City? Part 4.
Day Three began decidedly more smoothly for the young couple than the previous. Their excitement over what the day might bring stirred them awake and refreshed at an early hour. They hurried out of their hotel in search of coffee, knowing better than to begin another day without making caffeine a priority. They happened upon … More Are you kidding me, Mexico City? Part 3.
A brief introduction… … More leelovelife