Category Archives: Travel

Jon’s Crazy Commodore SX-64 (Retro Tech Rogue Trip 01)

My friend Jon Esparza (@jonscrazytweets) discovered a rare Commodore SX-64 while going through his late father’s storage unit. Knowing that I was a retro computer enthusiast, he gave me a call to see if I was interested in doing something with it. So of course I took a road trip to south San Diego to see this “Commodore laptop” in person (and get some bomb tacos)! Jon was kind enough to let me take this Commodore SX-64 off his hands and see if I could get it in any better shape than it’s currently in. This is going to be a rough Commodore restoration, so be sure to stay tuned for the next installment!

Check out more Commodore SX-64 videos here

Watch the complete Commodore SX-64 restoration here

Check out Jon’s Crazy Stuff: http://jonscrazystuff.blogspot.com/

Music by EOX Studios “You On The Dance Floor” by Silverimage “Space Traveler” by Anders Enger Jensen Used with permission, available from http://eox.no or on SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/eox-studios/

EJ & Beth’s Wedding in Morgan Hill, CA

To celebrate the union of my “little brother” Eric, The Barbie and I took the doggos on a little weekend trip to the southern tip of Silicon Valley and the wine country town of Morgan Hill, California. Naturally, we found a few vintners to sample and surprisingly many of them were quite dog friendly!

What’ll ya have?

img_20161024_133252336For our road-weary traveler, nothing but the finest will do. That’s why we’re going to eat at The Varsity!

What’s your vector, Victor?

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Well, that’s one way to make airline food taste better

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Harley-Davidson: “One More Thing” (circa 1992)

One of the Greatest Generation laments that, of all the amazing things he’s done and seen, he never got his Harley.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee: “Spring Morning” (circa 1992)

Advertisement for the Great Smoky Mountain tourist destination, Gatlinburg, Tennessee. So much to do!

Summer of 100 Photos, Day 100: The final photo of yourself

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I can’t think of a much better way to close the summer than an open-air concert at the world famous Hollywood Bowl featuring the incomparable John Williams.

I found out where the Rocketeer has been hiding all these years!

He’s been vending popcorn in Tomorrowland since 1947

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Getting Caned in Singapore

Singapore is notorious for its liberal use of corporal punishment for minor infractions. In 1994, American Michael Fay was sentenced to 6 lashes for petty theft and vandalism. This is not his story.

A novelty piece in the old “break-in” style pioneered by Dickie Goodman and Bill Buchanan where song clips replace soundbytes from interviews or dialogue.I downloaded this from AOL in the mid-1990’s, and I don’t recall who uploaded it originally.If you or someone you know created this, please let me know so that I may give proper credit.Thanks!