Fun Stuff

Peacock Hunting

The owners of the company I work for live in Malibu.  Occasionally I’m asked to take papers over there to get their signature if they’re not coming into the office. That area has peacocks.  I stopped to take a picture of this guy. I didn’t want to get too close […]

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California Watermelon Festival

A week ago, I didn’t even know there was a watermelon festival.  But a friend of ours, Frank, not only told us about it, but paid for our admission.  Thank you, Frank! This was out by Hansen Dam in Los Angeles.  Not as big as the California Strawberry Festival that […]

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Dennis Amador Cherry at Star Wars Celebration 2022

Star Wars Video, Nothing but Star Wars Video…

As promised last week, here is video from the Star Wars Celebration.  There was a lot to see in one day. This is just about nine minutes of it. May the Force be with you. Dennis Amador Cherry 114th blog completed. Busy week, I didn’t work on any writing, only […]

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Just Yesterday in a County Nearby

This weekend, after a two-year absence, Star Wars Celebration returned.  This is a convention that moves around the country and for it’s return it came back to the Anaheim Convention Center.  Again on a limited budget, we only had tickets for Saturday, but what a Saturday!  By the time we […]

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Anniversary on a Budget

Yesterday was our 33rd wedding anniversary.  In past years we’ve taken a week-long trip to Baycon or Fanime in San Jose, then a stop in SLO (San Luis Obispo).  Or a couple of times just a weekend in SLO. This year, our budget being tighter, we stayed in town, but […]

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This is a test of the Wannabe Broadcast System

Back when Kris and I were in Quattro University, we did a 100-Day challenge where for 100 days we would put up a video on our website.  That was a fun time, trying to come up with something every day.  My favorite part was editing the videos.  Video editing were […]

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The Birds and the Bugs

It was a quiet weekend.  With the exception of a Zoom critique group meeting, I was pretty free, so we decided to do a little nature walking. We’ve been seeing dragonflies around, so on Saturday, we went to our favorite Dragonfly pond at the California State University in Northridge, CSUN.  […]

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LATFoB

It’s been a week since the L.A. Times Festival of Books, and I’m recovered enough to write about it.  Actually, it wasn’t that bad.  The LATFoB had been canceled for the past two years because of Covid.  This first year back there was about 75% of the crowd of the […]

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Festival! Festival!

Festival! Festival! No, I won’t be burning books, but I’ll be helping authors sell their books at the L. A. Times Festival of Books.  https://www.facebook.com/latimesfob  For specific information, check their website  https://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/ It’s been three years and GLAWS is glad to be back.  I will be one of the co-chairs […]

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Celebrate!

One Hundred blogs – that’s almost two years straight without missing a Sunday.  Although one of them was pretty much, “Too tired from Loscon, more next week.” We started by going to Barnes and Noble and getting a few books we wanted, thanks to a couple of unused Barns and […]

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