About: Jeffery Todd
- Jeffery Todd is a comedian and writer (http://www.amusingz.com). He loves to make people laugh and think and hopes that his words will make you do one or the other and if you do both, his work will be done. Originally from Chicago, he now makes his home in Long Beach where he and his laptop can be outside year round.
- Twitter: @amusingz Website: http://www.amusingz.com
Articles Written by Jeffery Todd:
The other day I was on the 26th floor of my friend’s condo on Ocean Boulevard and I got my first look at the streets I walk every day– from above. I didn’t know the 7-11 looked so tiny because on a Friday night or the Sunday after the Pride parade it looks like Union Station inside.
A cloudy day in Long Beach. Photo by Jeffery Todd There’s a well known line that Tom Hanks utters in the movie A League of Their Own. Actually, eventually, he screams it. “There’s no crying in baseball.” That’s the same way I feel about here, “there’s no crying in California!” Taking a photo like the one attached of a cloudy morning is such an exercise in futility, because you know that even if it’s August 2 it’s still a June gloom thing and by noon those clouds will be burned off and that the sun will be a shining.
“… now I can stroll along the ocean or the harbor every morning, anytime of the year, and point when the tourists ask where the Aquarium is …” Photo by Jeffery Todd It’s 70 degrees and I’m shivering.