Zero to 17


Stretch ouch step, step ouch pull, step ouch my back, Step ok pull.How have I’ve done it over the years. I weighed more then, as ran through airports all over the world. Atlanta’s Hartfield, Denver International.  Charles de Gaulle in Paris. With my necessaries under my arm. PC’s, tablets, phones, meds, toiletries, books and aContinue reading “Zero to 17”

Do not Tear down Sleep Train Arena


I was within a few feet of Sacramento’s former City Manager John Shirley, when he announced the Sleep Train could not compete with the new arena. Something about a non-competing clause. Sealing the fate of the 30 year old complex. Arco, (now Sleep Train) opened in 1988 its cost a mere 40 million (below averageContinue reading “Do not Tear down Sleep Train Arena”

The State Theater Woodland (Auditorium 1) is Quite Possibly the best theater in Sacramento Region!


Are you still mourning the old Century Domes in Sacramento?   A multiplex is a multiplex is a multiplex?  A theater is a theater.  In Sacramento, there are two and half movie theaters.  The Tower, Esquire IMAX and the Crest.  Cinema West chain based in Petaluma.  Has attempted to elevate the multiplex, building theaters with largerContinue reading “The State Theater Woodland (Auditorium 1) is Quite Possibly the best theater in Sacramento Region!”

Avengers Endgame: Caught up in the Hype


Auditorium 1 at the State Theater in Downtown Woodland is very impressive.  Its old school large with a giant screen. We ended up in Woodland because all the afternoon showings of Endgame were sold out in metro Sacramento. Endgame is breaking records all over the world, earning two with a “B“illon worldwide in its firstContinue reading “Avengers Endgame: Caught up in the Hype”

Road Rage “Crazy”


I’m hooked on those you tube Road Rage Videos. Most of the images are caught on dash cam. The details on some of these are extremely sharp with some of the cameras allowing the driver to capture clear images of the license plates . What I find fascinating is a lot of the owners ofContinue reading “Road Rage “Crazy””

A teachable moment in blackface?


Three months ago there was a national discussion regarding blackface in America. When NBC host Megyn Kelly said it was OK when she was growing up for white people to dress up as black characters.  Kelly, spoke out against a controversy that erupted last year when Luann de Lesseps appeared to darken her face whenContinue reading “A teachable moment in blackface?”

merry STUPID christmas (self inflected wounds)


  Its 2018, another year filled with stupid adults who shouldn’t leave their homes without professional supervision. _____________________________________________________   Despite all the warnings, every year shoppers fill the cars with gifts and return to the mall to shop.  Once their shopping is completed they return to an empty car with a broken window.   At anContinue reading “merry STUPID christmas (self inflected wounds)”

You can be completely innocent and spend a month here


Data collected by the Board of State and Community Corrections and analyzed by Sacramento News and Review shows that Sacramento County’s aging jails are glutted with people who are presumed innocent. Through the first six months of this year, 58 percent of the approximately 1,800 people in county lockup on a daily basis had yetContinue reading “You can be completely innocent and spend a month here”

Hotel Confidential: Fake, Fake, Fake, News!


Civility is getting difficult to find in these Trump times.  For some, Fox News is the only place where one can find the truth, and for them ANY OTHER  news channels is NOT acceptable.   Arguments and sometime fights are taking place in hospitals lounges, restaurants and hotels over the news channel. The disagreements aren’t notContinue reading “Hotel Confidential: Fake, Fake, Fake, News!”

Facts Fiction and Don Lemon


Perhaps there would be less outrage if the story was told by Wolf Blitzer or Jake Tapper. There are many white men who are OUTRAGED!!!   Here you have a black man stirring the racist pot.    IF a white man said something about a Black man, they’d lose their jobs.    Megan Kelly lost herContinue reading “Facts Fiction and Don Lemon”