Sometimes it is easy to put off grocery shopping in favor of dining out. And maybe you are going out-of-town for a night or two and don’t want food to spoil at the house. Perhaps there is no motivation to actually prepare the goods on-hand and craft a home-cooked meal. For whatever reason, the grocery […]

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I endured a juice cleanse the other day, thinking my body needed to be zapped from the inside-out. Believe it or not, one day of drinking six carefully prepared juices does not correct the previous months of punishment administered by brown liquor and Neapolitan pizza. I would attempt the cleanse again, and recommend you do the […]

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The most recent entry on LONG BEACH teased the idea of a forthcoming post, where I would share more than simply “whattya been up to?” and that is still coming, if and when I can gather the required fortitude and self-editing to load something online. In the meantime, May really is an especially great month, made even better […]

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April is an underrated candidate for best month of the year. It begins with the end of March Madness and Masters Weekend. Opening Day of the baseball season means fans across the nation can dream on their squad participating in the World Series and a summer spent sipping beers at the ballpark. The NBA and NHL […]

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(RE-POST FROM JEANS & TIES) With the Masters set to tee off in Augusta, here’s a look at a few golf lifestyle brands putting out quality apparel to wear both on and off the course.  For someone who doesn’t get to play but maybe 3-5 rounds a year these days, I still love the game […]

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Believe it or not, the “Long Beach” blog still exists. I was enjoying a winter hibernation, or perhaps was struggling through a bout of laziness. Maybe there was nothing to write about or it was challenging to put thoughts to paper. It’s possible that I actually had other things to do rather than update this […]

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I went to the grocery store yesterday. The day after the Super Bowl should have been quiet. Monday is supposed to be the worst day to go shopping. It’s the day after previous promotions have expired and before the shelves have been restocked with fresh goods. My list was short and contained many similar items I’d […]

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