Goldmember

I’m on the Hertz bus to pick up my rental car at 12:30am KC time. Every time I get on the Hertz bus, they ask me “Goldmember, sir?” I always try not to crack up when they ask me that since all I can think about is Austin Powers. I want to be a #1 … Continue reading Goldmember

Alki Beach

Seattle summers are amazing. Cool ocean breeze, cloudless sky, 75-degrees all the time. After hitting the Bite of Seattle (a different version of the Taste of Chicago — one that allows pets), my friend Gene and I hit Alki Beach, a popular summer weekend neighborhood in West Seattle, on our bikes. Continue reading Alki Beach

Mushrooms

I’ve always had an affinity towards mushrooms. Not sure why. On my way to the airport, I stopped by an Italian restaurant called Bravo and they have a cream of morell soup. If I have a favorite mushroom, it’d be the rare and expensive morell. Continue reading Mushrooms

Dining out alone

Some things are just social events. Watching a movie in a theatre, bowling and eating at a restaurant to name a few. If I do any of these things alone, I become acutely aware of all those around me who are not doing it alone. I’d eat at home if I were home, but I … Continue reading Dining out alone