Tag Archives: Humor

The Bit of a Camping Conundrum

Recently, I faced a pretty big decision about continuing a relationship.  Not one with a person – but with a place. See, last summer my lovely friend Suszi invited me to spend a week with her and her crew at the Lair of the Bear.  It’s a camp for UC Berkeley grads near Pinecrest Lake […]

The Memento Motori Bit

Happy Happy New Year! So I watched my old Jetta get towed away for good in 2016 – and it made me sadder than I expected.  I mean, I know all cars die eventually.  But beyond losing the only cassette deck left in my life, it felt like I’d said goodbye to a longtime friend. […]

The Bit Where Belushi Leads Us To Our Cup

  Ah, that championship year! To try and survive these doldrum-y, hockey-less (and hence, meaningless) days between NHL seasons, I sometimes resort to watching video of Stanley Cup conquests past – especially the two by my LA Kings!  But just now, I’m actually recalling a championship run from my own “career” as a recreation hockey […]

THE CALIFORNIA CHRISTMAS BIT

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas… So I just realized that the side topic of snow kind of “drifted” into each of my last two posts (about Vancouver and the fall).  Yeah, ’tis the season (ask Buffalo…), but I think it’s become a thing with me.  As a lifelong coastal Californian, I wonder if I’ve ended up with a complex […]

THE “LEGENDARY” BIT

Sometimes life is just so awesome! It’s 10:00 in the morning and I’m poolside at a fancy resort in Lake Arrowhead, California – and I’m drinking a daiquiri!  It’s absolutely gorgeous up here at 5,000 feet!  The trees are all brilliant shades of green.  The sky is a cloudless blue.  The air smells wonderfully fresh and […]