The Forgotten Mother of Metal Music and Birth of the “Devil’s Horns”

It’s summer still, but many, including myself, already have Halloween on the mind. Disneyland has released tickets for the after-hours party, Universal Halloween Horror Nights has announced their new mazes and some stores already have Halloween decorations in stock, and me? Well, I’m working on what songs from my spooktacular playlist I’m going to share…

The Vintage Neon and More of Highway One: From Santa Monica to Dana Point

California has many legendary roads criss-crossing the state. From the fabled Route 66 to the infamous Sunset Strip, there is plenty of history along these stretches of blacktop. One of these is the Pacific Coast Highway (often abbreviated to PCH) also known as Highway One. It stretches nearly the entire length of the state, often…

Independence Day Celebration at the International Printing Museum

For Christmas last year I got Patrick a membership to the International Printing Museum. Honestly I think museum memberships make for brilliant gifts, but I digress. Because of his membership we received a postcard advertising their Independence Day Celebration on July 3, and it sounded like the perfect way to spend part of the Fourth…

Vaccinated!

I am thrilled to say that last Saturday Patrick and I both received our second dose of our COVID-19 vaccine! Which means in a little under two weeks we can begin to venture back out into the world! We received the Moderna vaccine, which was partially funded by America’s sweetheart, Dolly Parton, so I decided…