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Salvation Mountain and Slab City

I wanted to share with you one of the most interesting places I have ever been throughout my travels. At the end of last summer I had the opportunity to drive across the southern United States to return one of my company vans, and it was five days of an absolute maddening amount of driving. 538 more words



On the road, Jack Kerouac
Tales of the city, Armistead Maupin
The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
Fast Food Nation, Eric Schlosser
The Man in the High Castle, 15 more words


Films about California

The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Vertigo (1958)
The Graduate (1967)
Harold and Maude (1971)
Chinatown (1974)
Blade Runner (1982)
The Player (1992)
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Sideways (2004)


The Blood Moon

I watched last night’s much hyped “Blood Moon” in two phases. I don’t understand the science behind the Blood Moon or why they even called it that – it was more like the “Rust That Grows On Your Bicycle If You Leave It In The Garage Too Long Moon.” Despite not particularly understanding how or why the Blood Moon exists, the entire internet said that it was something that happened rarely. 360 more words

San Diego


I’ve been gone for over a week, not a single recipe created, but delicious food and sights and experiences were consumed. A week (or so) in California was the perfect start to the “Spring” that won’t come in Chicago. 85 more words