I find your lack of faith disturbing.

January 26th, 2015 @ 6:44 am
Los Angeles Monorail

Did you know that way, way back in 1963 Alweg Research Corp. — the company that built the Disneyland monorail — offered to give a monorail system to the city of Los Angeles? I’ve ridden both the Disneyland and the Walt Disney World monorails hundreds of times in my life and I’ve wasted thousands of […]

January 2nd, 2015 @ 7:50 am
Friday Five: Dreaming to Run

Nike Free 4.0Here are five places where I’d really like to go on a nice long run some day:

  • Maui, Hawaii
  • Rome, Italy
  • Paris, France
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Boston, MA
December 18th, 2014 @ 4:50 am
Throwback Thursday
December 4th, 2014 @ 6:30 am
Throwback Thursday
October 24th, 2014 @ 8:15 am
Friday Five: Disneyland Rides

Jungle CruiseMy five favorite rides at Disneyland:

  1. Jungle Cruise
  2. It’s a Small World
  3. Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room
  4. Pirates of the Caribbean
  5. Gadget’s Go Coaster
October 17th, 2014 @ 8:00 am
Friday Five: Disneyland Rides

It's a Small WorldMy son’s five favorite rides at Disneyland, and what he calls them:

  1. It’s a Small World — “Issa Small World the Ride”
  2. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh — “Pooh!”
  3. Gadget’s Go Coaster — “Baby Roller Coaster”
  4. Storybook Land Canal Boats — “Whale Belly”
  5. Alice in Wonderland — “Alices”
October 2nd, 2014 @ 6:39 am
Throwback Thursday
September 18th, 2014 @ 8:54 am
Throwback Thursday
July 17th, 2014 @ 9:10 am
Throwback Thursday
June 19th, 2014 @ 9:29 am
Throwback Thursday

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I’m going to do what every San Franciscan does who goes to Heaven. I’ll look around and say, ‘It’s not bad, but it ain’t San Francisco.’
Herb Caen

January 17th, 2014 @ 4:28 am
Friday Five: Places in Maui

Black RockMy five favorite places on Maui:

  1. Black Rock · Ka’anapali
  2. Longhi’s · Lahaina
  3. The Kahana Sunset · Kahana
  4. Kimo’s · Lahaina
  5. The Hula Grill · Ka’anapali

See Your Folks

September 20th, 2013 @ 5:16 am
Friday Five: Disney Parks

DisneyMy five favorite Disney theme parks:

  1. Walt Disney World
  2. E.P.C.O.T.
  3. Disneyland
  4. California Adventure
  5. Disney’s Hollywood Studios (formerly Disney-MGM Studios)
June 7th, 2013 @ 8:17 am
Friday Five: Favorite Vacation Destinations

HawaiiMy five favorite places to spend a vacation:

  1. Maui, Hawai’i
  2. The Magic Kingdom
  3. La Quinta, Palm Springs, California
  4. Paris, France
  5. Vail, Colorado
April 12th, 2013 @ 5:47 am
Friday Five: Decommissioned Disney Attractions

WDWRetroMCOluggagetagFive rides that are no longer operational but which I enjoyed:

March 1st, 2013 @ 6:59 am
Friday Five: Places to See

Grand CanyonHere are five places I have always wanted to visit:

November 7th, 2012 @ 9:54 pm
Hootie

Somehow I never mentioned the fact that in late November of 2006, I attended a black-tie dinner 1 at — of all things — a furniture convention 2 in Scottsdale, Arizona, and — after all the sales awards had been … er … awarded — Hootie and the Blowfish performed. It was quite surreal, and […]

May 9th, 2012 @ 6:08 pm
Be Prepared

I’m packing for a trip and going through the computer bag I carry with me all day, every day. In addition to five pens and two mechanical pencils, I also have three iPhone AC adapters, five iPhone / iPod / iPad USB cables, three iPhone headsets, three “regular” sets of headphones, six AAA batteries, and […]

June 11th, 2010 @ 6:44 am
Friday Five: Favorite Northern Cities
  1. Newport, Rhode Island
  2. Boston, Massachusetts
  3. Ithaca, New York
  4. Bristol, Rhode Island
  5. Old Greenwich, Connecticut