Cheap Theaters – 8 Reasons To Take A Second Look

When you were a child, I imagine walking into the movie theater was a magical experience.  Large screens with hundreds of people sitting down right next to you all to watch something you would never experience at home.  The small screen was an entirely different experience.  Television was the big three networks and maybe a … Continue reading Cheap Theaters – 8 Reasons To Take A Second Look

Milo Murphy’s Law – Weird Al And Disney; What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Welcome to Tuesday.  By now, it’s Tuesday afternoon (Or even Wednesday for those viewing this from the other side of the planet.  Hello Philippines, New Zealand, and Australia!!!), and you are grateful for having escaped Monday with your life.  Or at least you have escaped going to prison for someone asking you if you had … Continue reading Milo Murphy’s Law – Weird Al And Disney; What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

10 Unique Experiences Making Knott’s Berry Farm A Jewel Of Southern California

When people come to visit Southern California, the first thing that comes to mind is either Disneyland or Hollywood. This means that when people dream about coming to California, they are all dreaming about a gigantic mouse, or people with gigantic egos. I'm not sure whether that means people are all dreaming of rodents or … Continue reading 10 Unique Experiences Making Knott’s Berry Farm A Jewel Of Southern California

Top Ten Hidden (Or Not So Hidden) Gems in California’s Downtown Disney

  Congratulations!  You have made it to sunny Southern California and very soon you will be arriving in Anaheim, to make a final stop at your hotel for your final destination.  You feel wonderful because all of your kids haven’t quite killed each other, although John opening the car rental door while you were in … Continue reading Top Ten Hidden (Or Not So Hidden) Gems in California’s Downtown Disney

Super Bowl! Man! Ugh! – Or The Top Ten Southern California Places to Visit

So today is the Super Bowl.  Many of you are sitting on couches, eating food, watching other people sitting on other couches eating food, watching commercials designed to tell you how your life is missing something, because food . . . or something.  Then you sit back with your friends and argue about whose cheese … Continue reading Super Bowl! Man! Ugh! – Or The Top Ten Southern California Places to Visit

The End of Mr. Murphy – May He Rest in Peace

**UPDATE**  Links to parts one and two here. Mr. Murphy Part One Mr. Murphy Part Two So there I am . . . staring at the ceiling, just waiting for tomorrow.  Tomorrow. . .  Tomorrow . . .  What was I waiting for again?  That’s right.  I was thinking that tomorrow would go more smoothly.  … Continue reading The End of Mr. Murphy – May He Rest in Peace

Murphy’s Law Rides Again – Or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Rapids

**UPDATE**  Links to parts 1 and 3 Mr. Murphy Part 1 Mr. Murphy Part 3 So I have had the 24 hours from heck, with a little sprinkle of hell left over.  (Ok not quite that as I have been having a good time with my daughter.)  I have just left Big Foot Rapids.  And … Continue reading Murphy’s Law Rides Again – Or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Rapids

The Weekend Blitz – Or Just Call Me Mr. Murphy

I cannot speak for everyone, but for all of the single parents out there, when the weekend comes, you try to fit in all the engagement you can with your child that you missed out on during the week. Maybe it's the same for married parents too.  You remember the last week, don't you? It … Continue reading The Weekend Blitz – Or Just Call Me Mr. Murphy