Love where you live!
Rediscovering The Staff Of Life
LA MESA -- It occurred to me halfway through my Saturday morning that Howard Richardson is a modern day Tom Sawyer.
Not long after he let me prepare my own dinner on his professional stove, I told him I'd love to learn how he makes the bread that is the…Continue
LA MESA -- Commuting home to La Mesa, the issue usually rises about the time I'm climbing the summit on the 52: Dinner.
If we're not cooking ourselves, the range of choices -- recently swelled by the addition of swanky Gingham and Terra -- usually…Continue
LA MESA -- A friend of mine once pointed out that if you hold a rock up, close to your eye, you won't be able to fully appreciate its true essence. It is only as you move it away, extending your arm and hand, that you start to see its…Continue
Some Super La Mesa Football Choices
LA MESA -- So here's the truth about what the Super Bowl has become: Football is the sideshow.
All over America -- and all over La Mesa -- we gather in groups of avocado slurping and chicken wing eating groups and,…Continue
As I walk through my living room I can pause and listen and still hear the delicious echoes of laughter, good hearted derision and sighs from the heart:
What's with those OP corduroy shorts? Look how short they are!
Getting A Jump On Small Towns And Real Men
accessibility and familiarity you can develop with the people who help you live your…Continue
Added by Chris Lavin on October 30, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Finding Art In All The Unlikely Places
LA MESA -- Sitting Saturday…Continue
On All Those Troubles In The East
LA MESA -- It may be a little hot this week, but one need only look a couple thousand miles to our east to feel good, once…Continue
Added by Chris Lavin on August 26, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments
Of The Spoken And The Unspoken
LA MESA – One of the benefits of living in La Mesa is that it feels like a small town.
You walk the boulevard and invariably run into people you know.…Continue
Lose 40 pounds. That was the order from the very young and very thin doctor who looked at my assortment of 52-year-old numbers and didn’t like them at all.