No, I’m not stranded in a foreign country and asking you to wire me money. But, close. If you read the Orange County Register, please help me out and take this survey about the features section. They ask, among other things, if you read my column and my Cheapo Travel column. If you read them, […]
I think I’m going to start a blog, “Great train journeys my kids have slept through,” because whenever I take them on great train trips of the world, they usually sleep through them. Here they are, sleeping on the Chepe train through Copper Canyon, Mexico in April 2014, one of the most scenic rail rides […]
So I was walking past one of those artistic furniture galleries in Laguna Beach a few days ago, and I saw the most stunning, bright-white living-room sectional in the window. It was so white that it positively glowed, like it had just wafted down from heaven, perhaps after serving in St. Peter’s waiting room at […]
When my son, Cheetah Boy, was little, our friend, Frank, gave him a gift he had ever-so-thoughtfully collected from many visits to garage sales: A used toolbox filled with all sorts of useful items like a hammer, screwdriver, chisel, et al. Frank never had a son, only a daughter. I took one horrified look at […]
OK I’m kind of scared about settting up this website, because I don’t really know what I’m doing. But I’ll give it my best shot.