Waiting for Joan River’s Fashion Police to Throw me out of the Gym


Through the years I have belonged to several Gym memberships throughout Sacramento.  I’ve belonged to posh gyms with shampoo slash conditioners  and deodorant in  shower.  Belonged to the family clubs were members worked up sweat chatting  about working out  and to the bare bones gyms where towels had cords  attached and you showered in the bathroom sink. I likedContinue reading “Waiting for Joan River’s Fashion Police to Throw me out of the Gym”

Rich and Poor Living Side by Side?


  On the corner of Larabee and Division Streets in Chicago, a woman named Andrea stands in front of her home, a quasi-public housing development with a surreally pristine, Ikea-esque veneer. We’re only steps from where, in 1997, 9-year-old Shatoya Currie was raped and nearly killed at the Cabrini-Green housing projects, the last of which was tornContinue reading “Rich and Poor Living Side by Side?”

Latinas Emerge in the Plus Size Modeling Industry


(Left to Right: Natalie Monet, Nicole Esperanza Zepeda, Jakaliene Rivera, and Danielle Zavala.) Full Figured Fashion Week has come and gone. It’s almost been two weeks since the event and I’m still trying to catch my breath. Hitting the streets of New York City, plus size fashion made its mark in one of the world’s mostContinue reading “Latinas Emerge in the Plus Size Modeling Industry”

Clothing for the Big Man (Store Ratings)


Clothing for the big man has always been challenging.  Deranged clothing manufactures charging  premium prices  for bulletproof polyester.   Designing bright floral shirts that can be seen from forty thousand feet.   Who designs these clothes?  Few XXXL men want to wear clothing that brings extra attention to their size. There is good and bad news forContinue reading “Clothing for the Big Man (Store Ratings)”

The Best Hyundai Dealership in the Sacramento Area ” The Hyundai Store in Westfield Plaza


The sales sharks… The moment you step out of you car.   Hi my name is ….. what can I show you. Before you can catch your breath, or familiarize yourself with the surrounding, there pressure is on. The Hyundai Store in the Westfield Plaza is a breath of fresh air.  Touch,sit,and feel, questions answered by a knowledgeable staff.Continue reading “The Best Hyundai Dealership in the Sacramento Area ” The Hyundai Store in Westfield Plaza”

BIG MAN RIDES:2011 Nissan Sentra


The myth is the larger the car the more room..    Thats the way it should be.  I’m a big man 6.4 and well over three hundred pounds.   I find I have more front leg  and head room  in Volkswagen Beetle than I do in Cadillac Escalade.  More room in Ford Fusion than a Buick Lucerne.Continue reading “BIG MAN RIDES:2011 Nissan Sentra”

Dreams, Fun and Bargains in South Sac “ShopSmart” is a must C


Steve Jobs sold the first Apple’s out of his parents Garage.     Somewhere in the world a new Sam Walton or a James Cash Penney is starting out.,laying  the foundation for a new retail empire. Located in the old Sam’s Club off Stockton Boulevard  is a field of dreams. A building where future entrepreneurs  who cantContinue reading “Dreams, Fun and Bargains in South Sac “ShopSmart” is a must C”