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Declaration of Independence

Independence Day – Sons of Liberty Review

Happy Belated Independence Day, Celebrating the History with Sons of Liberty “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” –from The U.S. Declaration of Independence There are times and days when things just don’t go your way.  Yesterday …

San Diego Comic Con

San Diego Comic-Con Coming July 9th-12th

Comic Con; Creating Appreciation of the Art and History of Comics, Popular Artforms, and Culture View Larger Map “Comic-Con is interesting because there’s so much going on at once, it’s literally impossible to do everything. You need clones and some sort of hoverboard so you can surf over the crowd of packed-in nerds.” –Chris Hardwick A girl dressed as Wonder Woman, a man dressed as …

Isabelle Briens French Pastry Cafe

Isabelle Brien’s French Crepe & Pastry Cafe

Isabelle Brien’s French Pastry Cafe Serves Delicious Pastries, Breakfast, and Lunch View Larger Map “I will let you go, Ricky. But first, I want you to say…”I… love… crepes.” -Jean Girard in the movie Talladega Nights One of my favorite cafes in Encinitas, California is Isabelle Brien’s French Pastry Cafe. After first moving to San Diego, I was walking around the plaza of shops that includes Ralphs, …

Switchfoot San Diego County Fair

Switchfoot Concert is a Hit with the Hometown Crowd

Switchfoot performs at the San Diego County Fair View Larger Map “I’ve been searching for a place of my own now.  I found it, and maybe this is home.  YEAH!  This is home!”  – Lyrics from Switchfoot’s song “This is Home” My fiancée and I went to the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar, CA tonight to see Switchfoot in concert. The fair started, as it always does …

San Diego dining

Which Wich Review: A Great Sandwich Shop Doing Something Special for Veterans

Why Which Wich is One of Our Favorite Sandwich Shops View Larger Map “I draw hundreds and hundreds of pictures of sort of gnarly looking men, so I don’t know what that tells you. People who look like… they’re waiting for a sandwich that’s never going to come. I don’t know what’s wrong with me.” – Dylan Moran I know many people have their favorite …

Rolling Stones San Diego

The Rolling Stones Kick off 2015 Zip Code Tour in San Diego

Petco Park hosts The Rolling Stones kickoff Concert for their 2015 Zip Code Tour View Larger Map “The Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has just published the story of her life.  I confess that it is not in my reading table.” – Mick Jagger (The Rolling Stones) Amanda and I went to The Rolling Stones concert at Petco Park last night with two other couples.  We had champagne in …

The Rolling Stones Come to San Diego – Concert Preview

The Rolling Stones Come to San Diego! View Larger Map “…and then me and Mick are going to wing on over to London and jam with the Stones…”  – Sean Penn’s character, Jeff Spicoli, in the movie “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” The Rolling Stones are coming to San Diego this Sunday, May 24, 2015 and are playing at Petco Park.  Since my buddy Jeff is a …

Rain Delay at a Padres Game!?

View Larger Map What Happened When There Was a Rain Delay at the Padres Game? “I swing big with everything I’ve got.  I hit big or I miss big.  I like to live as big as I can.” – Babe Ruth As if we didn’t need further evidence of global climate change, we went to the Padres game last night, May 14th, 2015, and the …

A Baking Tip from Shea

“I think careful cooking is love, don’t you? The loveliest thing you can cook for someone who’s close to you is about as nice a valentine as you can give.” -Julia Child Our family loves to cook. We are not the best at it, but we love to do it! We’re all very spontaneous when it comes to the kitchen and usually end up creating …

Fun Things to Do in Coronado, CA

View Larger Map The Best Things to do in Coronado, California “The country itself is the best I have ever seen for producing all the products of Spain… But what I am sure of is that there is not any gold nor any other metal in all that country.”  -Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, 1510-1554, Spanish Explorer, Description of America.  [He had it half right.] I …