I was loving Chicago, but unable to get to the windy city as much as I wanted. Sometimes I would hitchhike, and sometimes I took the train there to see my friends at the Pickle Barrel whenever I could.
Getting the boot from a cruise ship and meeting a future star like Steve Martin was all part of my first time in Miami.
Wisconsin was my home and in no time at all, I was back to school. I would think about California every day, and I knew I had to get back there somehow.
That night, before I went to bed, I thought about the first time I came to California with my mother and little brother, Tim.
Growing up in Wisconsin, not far from the Lake Geneva Playboy Club, I naturally wanted to go to this resort every chance I got to meet famous entertainers.
I grew up in Wisconsin near Lake Geneva and at an early age, I got hooked on entertainment. My first real show at age 6 was for my aunt Sharon's high school business club.