Lifestyle

Sprouts Farmer’s Markets

We decided to stop by Sprouts Farmers Market in Tustin the other day to check it out. Most of our grocery shopping has been done at Mother’s, but after discovering Sprouts on the Net, we wanted to see what they had to offer. Below is a letter to corporate that nicely sums up our feelings:…

Catalina Island Postmortem

Where to start… A few months ago we decided to take an extended sail out to the island. This was actually going to be a shakedown as part of a mini-vacation that we planned. [READ MORE HERE]

Tommy’s Burgers in Wilmington

A burger joint? Not just a burger joint, but a burger restaurant.  What a great little place to go if you are in the mood for a big, greasy, tasty burger! Tommy’s is a small burger restaurant at the corner of Anaheim Street and Broad Avenue in Wilmington, California.  Also known as Original Tommy’s, this…

The Chowder Barge

How could someone describe a restaurant that floats on an old barge, is “rustic”, has a really basic atmosphere, but has some of the best clam chowder that I’ve ever had?  Great! The Chowder Barge is a restaurant located in Wilmington, California that is within Leeward Bay Marina.  This part of Wilmington is along a…

Want a Great Burger? Try Charlie’s Best Burger!

Today while we were traveling around town taking care of errands, we found ourselves in the middle of having our car repaired during lunch.  Being limited in our choices for lunch, we looked around for a place to eat and noticed that some guy named Charlie had opened a hamburger place across from where we…

A Scotch Drinker’s Scotch

I’ve been a connoisseur of good Scotch for many years now.  I’ve been drinking Scotch almost exclusively since my early 20’s and that is, well, some time ago.  I’ve sampled most of the really great Scotches and in my later years, I settled on Glenfiddich 30 as one of my all-time favorites.  I have to…