What was Mona Lisa paid?


  Picture It.    Sometime between 1503 and 1506  Leonardo da Vinci  proudly walked up to a woman and said, I’d like to paint you .   Nothing dramatic, no promises of a press tour or a record deal.   Just ,I’d like to paint you. That’s what happen to me… It was the summerContinue reading “What was Mona Lisa paid?”

BIG MAN RIDES: 2013 Sacramento International Auto Show


I must confess, I have avoided the Sacramento Auto Shows  choosing  San Francisco and Los Angeles.  Those venues are not only larger they offer a much larger representation of the auto industry. The Sacramento show held at the massive Cal Expo .  This venue doesn’t have to flash of the larger shows.  Staging for the manufacturers was minimalContinue reading “BIG MAN RIDES: 2013 Sacramento International Auto Show”

Walk for me Mitt and Electric Scooter Adventures….


Ever notice Mitt Romney during his campaigns stops on TV?  Watch him as he walks across that stage,  he is absolutely graceful.   He could be in the swimsuit competition at  the  Miss America Contest.   Notice the  fast and short steps,what grace ,and the wave, I can just see Miss Rhode Island gnashing her teeth ,nice walk Mitt. I’m a overweight  man andContinue reading “Walk for me Mitt and Electric Scooter Adventures….”

Southern Travels : Lovin da Megabus New Orleans to Austin


After 13 torturous hours on the hound.  This by the seat traveler got his act together.  Bought a Megabus ticket  on my Samsung.  From New Orleans  to Houston Texas and from Houston to Dallas and from Dallas to Austin.  It was gonna be a long day…. Megabus is well known in the south, and East Coast.  Low fares fastContinue reading “Southern Travels : Lovin da Megabus New Orleans to Austin”

Bus 6062 From Atlanta to New Orleans


The original plan was to drive from Atlanta to Austin Texas, until the Rent A Car Company told me they where going to give me a huge gas guzzling SUV, free was gonna cost me nearly $400 in gas. So what’z a Sacramentian to do at 1045pm at the Atlanta airport?   Heck take the Bus.   My daughter ravedContinue reading “Bus 6062 From Atlanta to New Orleans”

White Men Dating Black Women (its a different world)


“ For a Black girl she looks good, but I like my women pink”    the comment was from a co-worker at the UA Movies4  in Fresno, California  where I worked while I  was a student in college. The women, was Mona( Tracy Reed) who was the serious object of desire of T.C (Franklin Ajaye) inContinue reading “White Men Dating Black Women (its a different world)”

Cityfella In Honolulu Hawaii


Its been while since I’ve visited the  Island of  Oahu.    Oahu is 597 square miles of beauty.  (Sacramento County is 994 square miles) One side of the Island is lush and green  and the other side is dry, like driving through the valley in summer from California to Reno.     One can drive the entireContinue reading “Cityfella In Honolulu Hawaii”