Mother Visits California

Well, it’s unbelievable, I know, but mother spent most of the month of August visiting here in California!  And, much to my shock, I think she really enjoyed her visit!  She took hundreds of pictures and even shot some videos (some by accident). I flew to Pensacola at the beginning of the month to pick her up as she doesn’t… Continue reading

He Gives Me Feverº

Took a fun stroll from Santa Monica Beach down to Venice Beach yesterday. I don’t often get to Venice Beach, though it is always a lot of fun when I do.  The crowd is always diverse, colorful, and sometimes a bit crazy. You never know who you will run into around LA.  Saw an actor from an ABC TV series… Continue reading

Walking Along the Pacific Ocean

Image via Wikipedia I try to walk along the Pacific as much as possible since I live less than a mile from it. (If it weren’t such an elevation change, I would walk to the ocean, but the walk back up would be brutal for an “old man.”) I love the Pacific because it’s always in a different mood. This… Continue reading

The Beach Has Returned

I love many things about fall: the shorter days, the nip in the air, the angle of the sunlight, and the fact that the beach returns to the locals after Labor Day weekend. This afternoon featured a gorgeous sunset with a heavy fog layer down by Santa Monica and Malibu. (You can’t really make out the fog in this picture… Continue reading