2016



Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! $7M lotto ticket sold Christmas Eve at Nordahl Liquor

Who is it, you, to whom Santa brought a very supercalifragilisticexpialidocious holiday bounty down the chimney on Christmas Eve? Or is it a discarded scrap sitting amiably in an unattended drawer somewhere along the Highway 78 corridor around the Great Grapevine? Only the Shadow, possibly Santa, Mary Poppins and state lottery officials know. And they’re not telling. It’s all over but the shouting at Nordahl…


Mmm-yoso!!! Suzy Q’s Diner (Escondido)

(Thanks for stopping by to read mmm-yoso!!!  Cathy is writing a short post today.  Kirk got caught up in something at work and Ed — from Yuma — is also crazy busy.) I somehow was on one of the one way streets in Escondido earlier this year, took a turn to try to find my way back to some sort of familiar landmark and was…


Keeping ArtBeat on Main Street beating

Vista’s ArtBeat on Main Street isn’t Escondido, but it’s close. It’s an art gallery, boutique, wine lounge and creative space that has become an important player in downtown Vista’s re-emergence, a happening that many Escondido boosters have tried to emulate. Unfortunately, it’s also run into trouble of the financing kind. ArtBeat on Main Street is in the midst of a do-or-die fundraising campaign to keep…