9/11… Fifteen years later

I remember where I was. Most people do. Rarely do I tell my story. For one, because I feel there are far more important stories that need to be told. And secondly, because I just don’t. I was still in California at that time. I managed the units within the Student Union at Cal State…

Thrifty’s Ice Cream is BACK!!!!

This is a real thing. This is not a joke. This is not a hoax. Thrifty’s Ice Cream is BACK!!!! Now, for some of yall, this may not be news. It may not even be that important to you. You’re just gonna hafta deal with my enthusiasm. DEAL WITH IT! I’m superbly excited and a…

Life Came At Me…Quickly

Life comes at you fast I had to change that up… I haven’t written in about a month. Life didn’t come at me fast. But a lot of things happened at once. And they all needed my attention fairly quickly. Everyone is okay, all is well. It was just a lot. I’m counting the days…

The Polar Vortex – According To A Californian

    So there’s this record-shattering blast of arctic air across the country that’s basically freezing everything. It’s been called the polar vortex. Temperatures have plunged to single digits and below freezing. 2 years ago, I would have watched the reports of something like this on the news, shook my head, been grateful for living…

Food is yummy. Especially in California.

Listen… the best part about this trip home has been the food. Hands down. I love food. And California has food that you just can’t get anywhere else. We rule the contiguous United States, Hawaii, and Alaska when it comes to Mexican food. Yoooooo…. I have had so many tacos and burritos this week –…

Metro Adventures

Riding the train is always an adventure. Originally, I’m from Southern California.  There is a light rail system but its a joke compared to BART from Northern California or WMATA in the DMV or the subway in New York. The trains at home don’t get you remotely close to anything you really want to get…