Saturday, April 30, 2011
Where is home?
I’ve wondered where home is, and I realized, it’s not Mars or someplace like that, it’s Indianapolis when I was nine years old.
I had a brother and a sister, a cat and a dog, and a mother and a father and uncles and aunts.
And there’s no way I can get there again.
-- Kurt Vonnegut (2005)
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Monday, April 25, 2011
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Friday, April 22, 2011
A beer comes in a frosted mug, poured by Matt or Ezra; dry martinis are stirred to perfection. The menu, classic American fare, features Andy’s Baby Back Ribs, after Formula One driver Andy Granatelli, who owns a corner table.
Charlie Chaplin’s ghost is often present, when he gets bored with the Montecito Inn (next door), which he created in 1928 as a weekend getaway for himself and friends. Now Charlie pulls playful pranks on patrons.