Saturday was a lazy day. A long walk in Venice, and the “mental disturbance” tour of Venice Beach, with lunch and some gratuitous nudity and dog abuse for a floor show. Regrouping in L.A., Lurleen and I then went hunting for a decent Hollywood dive bar. We strolled over to the Tinhorn to meet the […]
Lurleen and I took off for California. Following a meander through San Bernadino and the suburbs, we chanced upon Pasadena. Pasadena is like its own city that just happens to be surrounded by L.A. suburbs, except for the mountains on the backside. Boulder, Colorado is much the same way – a real city among bedroom communities […]
Ahwatukee is where you go when you’ve fucked up once too often in Parasite Valley and when you’re not even welcome in the cut-rate downtown Scottsdale places. The Nellos pizza lounge seemed like a fairly safe haven from our storms. No hassles, no talk. Just a place to rest and regroup. I wasn’t even hungry.
Lurlene wants a camper trailer. Me: Uh, OK. What would we tow it with? Dodge Ram: Hey sailor. Look at what I’m packing under this hood. Annoying voice of reality: You DO realize those fuckers cost $30K, right? Never fear, Tex Earnhardt is here. He has what is quite nearly the perfect truck. No, not […]