A Little Tenderness at The Coach House with The English Beat

It didn’t take long for the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano to be filled that Saturday night, April 13th. The English Beat performed that night headed by Dave Wakeling.  Dave sported a black golf shirt and black pants with a clean cut look. As he entered the stage, he tested his guitar and smiled […]

Michael Bolton releases new book, The Soul of It All: My Music, My Life

Growing up in the ‘80s and ‘90s I could not help but listen to soft rock ballads of Michael Bolton on my little cassette.  In between breaks, when studying for my finals, I’d go to my casette player and play Time, Love and Tenderness and Love is a Wonderful Thing.  Michael Bolton,  the recipient of both American […]

The Freibrun’s 2012 Highlights

First and foremost, thank you for supporting my blog. Thanks for all your wonderful comments. We could not thank you enough for the blessings we received this year. We thank our friends, families and relatives for being part of our lives. What an awesome year this has been. Here are our 2012 highlights. School is […]

Andrew McCarthy’s Travel Memoir: The Longest Way Home – One Man’s Quest for the Courage to Settle Down

If you grew up in the ‘80s, you will never forget Andrew McCarthy who played Blane in Pretty in Pink. The teen preppy heartthrob who also starred in seminal films such as St. Elmo’s Fire, Mannequin, Less Than Zero, The Joy Luck Club and the classic Weekend at Bernie’s is also a well-regarded travel journalist […]

Duran Duran, The Wild Boys Still Shine

I was a witness to one of the greatest comeback concert of the ‘80s iconic figures, Duran Duran at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, CA. Simon Le Bon clad in a British flag jacket with white pants and black shirt still looked handsomely good. As the superstar British group entered the stage, the audience […]

A Trip to Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum Hollywood

The family and I decided to go to Hollywood one Saturday to redeem the free tickets I won to Madame Tussaud’s Hollywood. Frankly dear, going to Hollywood from south OC is a challenge. Put together the traffic and three doppelganger ages of 3, 6 and 9 for 1 1/2 hours. Imagine hearing, “where we going,” […]