So this is interesting…
I learned that my hometown is where the world’s most expensive peanut butter is manufactured.
According to this website, (and this one, too), in the late 1950s the muppets were up to some strange things: In 1957, Jim Henson was approached by a Washington, D.C. coffee company to produce ads for Wilkins Coffee. The local stations only had ten seconds for station identification, so the commercials had to be lightning-fast […]
Today is Route 66’s 86th birthday. The Santa Monica pier was made the official Western terminus three years ago.
Two years ago today, Paul Talley and I made a stop at the Sunol Water Temple.The 1910 Sunol Water Temple is one of those quirky ‘only in California’ things. It is a memorial to the convergence of three sources of water, Alameda Creek, Arroyo de La Laguna, and the Pleasanton Well Fields. In the late […]