Month: March 2015

The Social in Big Bear; The Best Short Ribs I’ve Ever Had!

Last night was date night in Big Bear Lake. We decided to start our evening by having dinner and drinks at The Social before going to see American Sniper at the theater in town. It’s called The Social because when you walk into the men’s restroom by mistake it’s a very social experience. I would …

You’re Number Two, San Diego

Back east in Boston their big problem is nine feet of snow. I’m extremely jealous of their situation. I would love, I ache to have that much snow. Yet alas, we are in a drought situation here in sunny So Cal. I just arrived at the beaches of San Diego eighty nine miles from my …

The A, B and C’s of Mountaineering

Sometimes your favorite passion has to make you hate it just a little bit. As in when you are scaling a ravine in three feet of snow, post holing like crazy. Your waterproof hiking boots are soaked and your feet are wrinkled and cold and disgusting from being wet for so many hours. Its hour …

The Sweet Smell of Goat Cheese

I never thought in my life I would ever meet my match in goat cheese. Than I went to Paris. Sitting on a Paris train chugging towards the countryside right outside of Paris I met a goat cheese that I could not handle. As I unwrapped the cellophane from the soft cheese a smell like a farm …