Tagged: pebble beach

Mama’s Monterey Shopping List 2018

August is my favorite month to abandon my children. Sorry, but it’s true. I do a lot around here, so I think it’s perfectly cool if my husband is in charge while I head to the Bay Area to sip champagne on a seaside golf course to look at priceless cars. Good luck with that back-to-school stuff, honey. Mama’s got a date in Monterey! But...

Dear Alfred, Be My Valentine

Alfa Romeo and I haven’t always been friends.  And we haven’t been lovers for very long. But this Valentine’s Day, if I get my way, we’re gonna park away from the street lights, tilt the seats way back and get to know one another much better. When I was a snot-nosed high school co-ed, my boyf got himself a Spider and I threw my nose in...

7 Reasons Why 2015 Didn’t Suck

Let’s be real, 2015 had a lot of bad news. Paris, Syrian refugees, Nepalese earthquake and shootings, shootings and more shootings.  So many icons fell from grace: Bill Cosby, VW and dare I say bacon?  My cat ran away and my mother died.  It’d be easy for me to cover myself in cocaine and Nutella and spend 2016 binging on Netflix.  But, my friends, I’m...

Mini Motorhead Of The Month: Matteo

Last weekend in Pebble Beach, I fell in love.  It’s kind of hard to talk about well, because I’m married, because I’m a mother and because there’s kind of a dramatic age difference.  He’s a little short, has a bit of trouble with the English language and likes to call me “Poop” but that only makes him even more irresistible.  Oh and he’s in preschool:...

Fashions Of Pebble Beach: The Good, The Bad, The WTF

The Concourse D’Elegance at Pebble Beach is considered THE automotive event in the world.  It’s where billionaires fly in on their private jets and freeloaders like me try to sneak something on to their bar tab.  (don’t mind if I do…) Needless to say, the cars are insane.  I’ll tell you more about that later. Right now, it’s all about the humans. More specifically, what...