Tag Archives: Horse racing

Amber Exacta’s February 2nd Happy Birthday Judy Picks

V is for victory. Like when you hit the pick 5 and win two grand. Or is it for Venison? Or is it for a very happy birthday to one of my favorite ex wagering ambassadors? If it’s February 10th then you can find me at Santa Anita Park, the great race place helping new …

Crabs, Cash and Dreams Coming True

A year ago I was sitting in the fanciest seafood restaurant we could find in Tsim Sha Tsui Hong Kong, the whitest person in the restaurant, okay actual the only white person in the restaurant, and wanting desperately to have just one napkin. How do you destroy a delicious crab without even one napkin? This …

These Boots are Once Again Made for Walking

I’ve put these boots through a hell of a lot. It’s fitting that instead of throwing them out I decided to upcycle them and make them into a whole new boot. Yea for leather restoration. I love recycling clothing, boots included. In order to live a sustainable lifestyle sometimes you have to give boots a …

18 Wheels and a Dozen Stories about Ponies

When I was a five year old little girl I wanted to be a truck driver when I grew up. I have no recollection of ever uttering the words “Mommy I want to be a truck driver” but my mom has a drawing I made from kindergarten of cartoon five year old me driving an …

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 …