"Dad" tag

A Few Thoughts on Heaven

If Heaven truly exists, do you think USC can play in a bowl game this year? Can Dad and Uncle Chet have 50-yard line seats? And since we are contemplating Heaven and USC…

Family in Mammoth

Dad’s Favorite Things

Dad loved his girls: Mom, Eva, Lauren, Monica, Karen, and Grandma. Dad would have loved his grandaughters more than life if only he had the chance. He loved his sons-in law, Jon and…

Mom and Monica in lake tahoe

Lake Tahoe with Mom

In June, my mom and I head north to Lake Tahoe (on a press trip)  for a camping, boating and biking adventure.  It just-so-happened-to-be my mom and dad’s 44th wedding anniversary. Although Dad…


Seven Summits for Alzhemier’s

Alan Arnette is climbing the Seven Summits—the highest peak on each of the seven continents—in order to raise funds for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) research. AD is the sixth leading cause of the death…

Buddy Guy

Rosé, the Blues and the Hollywood Bowl

There really isn’t anything better than a nice bottle of rosé on a warm summer day – especially if you are drinking it at the Hollywood Bowl, paired with a picnic of deli…

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