Monthly Archives: April 2009

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The Mighty Pacific

I’ve always wanted to see the mighty Pacific since I was a boy. It took me until I was forty, but I made it! If you told me when I started this blog that it would take me to La Jolla, California I would have

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Missing Marisa

It’s an impossibly sunny California day and I’m in a tony L.A. restaurant eating equally tony food with a smart and beautiful young woman. Sometimes I love my job. After we finish our interview and my delicious French fusion chicken starts its journey down my

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California, Here I Come

I’ll be heading off to California this Friday. While some of my itinerary must remain secret, I’ll be in the Los Angeles Area from April 20th to the morning of the 24th. I have quite a few interviews scheduled, but I’m always up for more!

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The Last Face

It’s late afternoon and I’m driving down a busy commercial street when an ancient looking station wagon explodes out of the opposite lane and heads straight for me. I slew my car to the right, but the station wagon counters my evasive maneuver and continues

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I’m on Twitter?

I thought I’d set up a Twitter account for Waiter Rant. But when I tried, I discovered someone had already beaten me to the punch! It’s all good. Whoever set it up is just running my blog feed through it. But can the person who

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Lobby

It’s 8:00 AM and I’m hanging out in the lobby of The Ace Hotel trying to look cool like all the other kids. Of course, when I finally find the time on my trip to look hip and disaffected, there are no kids in the lobby.

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Cool Portland

I’ve been in Portland exactly five hours and I feel it’s cool vibe working deep into my bones. Or is that rheumatisim from the damp weather? I don’t know. But so far, Portland’s a very cool place. Look at the view from my hipster cool

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Seattle Stopover

I’m at the Seattle-Tacoma airport waiting for my connecting flight to Portland. Maybe someone more skilled in Expedia-Fu could’ve hunted down a non-stop flight but hey, I scored a cheap upgrade to first class and enjoyed leg room, warm nuts, and hot towels during my