Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Parathas, Roti’s, Puri’s and Vada’s Oh My! How to Find India’s Ethnic Food in America

If you live in a larger metropolis town like Los Angeles or Chicago then you may have all kinds of ethnic grocery stores within walking distance perhaps. Living at 7,000 feet in a well-known southern California ski town we are hours away by car to the nearest natural, organic or ethnic grocery store. It sucks …

In This Concrete Jungle

Some people may love Los Angeles The Getty, Disneyland, Griffin Park, Pacific Ocean, blah blah blah. I’m obviously not one of those people. don’t get me wrong, I’m happy as a clam when I’m safe at home at six thousand feet among the pines and the fresh alpine scented air in my mountain get away but …

From Bed Pans to Pine Trees

This is probably the most romantic story you have ever heard. My parents met changing bed pans in a nursing home. It was the seventies; most of my friends parents met at Woodstock or Southern California’s famous Venice Beach or one of those other places hippies loved in the seventies. Not my parents. They both …

What the Hell is Mutton Bustin? A Day Spent in Brawley

       I feel like we are in the wild, wild west, yet some how I am still technically in Southern California just a few hours south of Los Angeles.    We drove two hours south east of the sprawling suburbia and consumerism that engulfs Southern California. No joke; I have not seen a Target or …