Monthly Archives: May 2017

Talk Derby To Me

This is the mostly true somewhat embarrassing tale of my Kentucky derby day in 2017. It began with a rainy drive to work through the metropolis Los Angeles area on the as always crowded freeways of Southern California. I left my Alpine mountain home at 6000 feet and ascended into the clouds down below along with about …

Sriracha Candied Bacon Jerky

I love those early spring days waking up at dawn to watch the sunrise from my porch with a steaming coconut Chai Latte and smelling spring time on the mountain air. It’s almost as Sriracha Candied Bacon Jerky!   We may be in the midst of a terrible drought here in Southern California but for some …

Mt Baldy Epic Tale of Intrigue and Bodily Misfunction

  Somethings will always bring me back to that Labor Day weekend on Mt Baldy.   The smell of men’s arm pits.   Throwing up orange slices and a hell of a lot of water.    The way my calves cramped up after the race (All I wanted to do was grab that box of …

Kentucky Derby Day Picks

Where ever you are celebrating this Kentucky Derby Day on the first Saturday in May, your Santa Anita wagering ambassadors are here with some great handicapping tips from Santa Anita Park to Louisville, Kentucky. This has to be the most wide open Kentucky Derby in many years and it is looking ripe for an upset …

Skinny Jalapeno Margarita

    It’s a few days before Cinco De Mayo here to the north of Baja California and that means a Skinny Jalapeno Margarita or two.  My Skinny Jalapeno Margarita is full of all things you need for a great Cinco De Mayo; Don Julio Tequila, Jalapenos and sparkling water. Now here is a throwback …