Looking Toward GRL

I have my room reservation and my Author’s spot. I will be there this year!

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Whew, that’s done. I’m also registered for Bauchercon in Long Beach (November 13 to 16). SO, I’ll keep folks posted as we get closer to the dates.

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Travelog: Santa Barbara

So I had to go up the coast this week. I was planning to eat a salad I brought…was planning to eat it in the court house courtyard. Was raining, so kibosh on that. Found a serviceable Indian Buffet. 

Anyway, still the most beautiful still fxng historic courthouse in the state.

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Travelog: Los Angeles Zoo

I remember going to the zoo with my grandmother…of course, I got a slightly different different zoo than most. My grandmother rehabilitated birds, with a specialty in Raptors. We would get to go in the back.

I think she’d like the newest addition to the zoo.

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Happy New Year!

No pictures from the Rose Parade Route. Everyone is recovering from various illnesses at chez Buchanan. 

However, it’s not new years without the parade…We’ll watch it on channel 5. And we’ll have LA Street Dogs. Forget Cichago Dogs…this is our tradition.  They rock.

Cooked on a cookie sheet over a propane can all balanced on a rickety grocery cart. Hot dogs, wrapped in bacon.  Served up with jalapeños, onions, tomatoes, mustard,  ketchup,  and mayo. The vendors are mostly unlicensed,  but who cares.

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