Tag Archives: beaches

Son of a beach!!!… part 2… also, the final part…

Whooooo!!! Wheeeee! The paddle board guy had some real advantages. The board is bigger and more buoyant. He could use the paddle for balance. And keep going when the wave died out. Wait… is that guy running on water? Small … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my new novel; a step-by-step blog series, and I want your input!… part 6…

Okay, I have picked out ten photos to choose between as the main background for the novel cover art. The advantage with these photos is that I took them myself, so I don’t need to worry about stealing an image. … Continue reading

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Well, I’m sorry if you spent all morning digging your car out of a snowbank, but this is what San Diego looks like right now…

I am also sorry about the quality of these photos, I took them with my phone. That is Mission Bay. That is Mission Beach. Bay side… Beach side… Bay… Beach… with lifeguards still on duty… Nobody had to dig their … Continue reading

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Stick together… part 14… beaches edition…

What I love about this series is the deceptive simplicity of taking random Google images, copying part of them in Photoshop, flipping that part over to make a mirror image, and then sticking the pieces back together, is that you … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… the final chapter; Almost home…

Back in Southern California… sun-drenched… palm trees swaying in the gentle sea breeze… I mean, yeah, a lot of those palm trees now look like burnt matchsticks… And, days after I took these photos, on my three-day adventure through California, … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 15; The big detour, and where it gets crazy… and yes, that is a whale!!!

So yes, there I was, in the early morning, heading South of California’s Highway One, knowing full well that it was blocked ahead by a massive mud slide that wiped part of the road off the map for more than … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 13; Goodbye, Santa Cruz, the end of the second day…

My cousins and I had so much fun at the tide pools on my first night in Santa Cruz, that we decided to visit the beach again. We had to park at the top of some bluffs… or cliffs… That … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 8; Boys, birds, beaches, and some bushes…

We have made it to the morning of the second day of my three-day, detour-filled California road trip adventure. My first detour involved going out of my way to visit my cousins in Santa Cruz… which is decidedly not on … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 7; One day down…

Here we are, at the end of the first day of my three-day, detour-filled California road trip adventure. I know, I didn’t post yesterday. I got the flu… with a migraine… wheee… I had a great time, visiting that beach … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 6; With friends like these, who needs anemones?

Yes, I know it was a bad joke. Or pun… or whatever. I try to make my titles interesting, to increase my readership. You might also have noticed, in the title, that this is part 6 of a series. That … Continue reading

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