Los Angeles County Fair, Part 2

Los Angeles County Fair, Part 2

My recent post about the fair dealt primarily with food vendors.  This time I want to talk more broadly about what’s happening, or at least about what I saw on my recent visit.  The fairgrounds is large and not easily explored in one afternoon so I

The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, Part I

The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, Part I

I recently went to Newport Beach for the first time.  Yes I know.  I’ve lived so close for years and years and just never made the trip down to Orange County.  We won’t get into that now.  It happens to all of us.  This was a Christmas outing, a chance to see the  famous Christmas Boat Parade and I went with a local community group.  It’s so nice to leave the driving to a bus driver.  But being tied to