Monthly Archives: September 2010

Dead fred

I drive about 5 minutes south on 99 when it dawns on me. I have an available job near Tulare and with Sam safely in Nevada; this is the perfect opportunity. I swing the car around and travel north. Calling … Continue reading

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Man in the mirror

Had to spend the night in Bakersfield California. Checked out Deja Vu nightclub on Golden State Avenue, flashed my VIP card and sought some comfort inside. Yes, I have a VIP membership, OK, I’m not proud of that, but it … Continue reading

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Gerbil ranch

Landing in Seattle, I got a craving for the best gerbil pie I’ve ever tasted. A scenic drive south along the Pacific coast brought me to Phil’s Gerbil Ranch in Paso Robles, California. Phil’s ranch is a warehouse buried beneath … Continue reading

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Yak & Yeti

I reported in after the Tennessee job and got word the boss wanted to see me, in Nepal. I dreaded the 49-hour flight on commercial air to Nepalgunj. Instead, I flew AA to Seattle Washington. There I met up with … Continue reading

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