Brig Pilgrim off Dana Point Headlands

The Brig Pilgrim off of Dana Point Headlands leads the Sunset Parade of Tall Ships

The Sunset Parade of Tall Ships on Friday evening, September 11, 2015, was the opening event for the 31st Annual Toshiba Tall Ships Festival at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point, California. As we prepare the full photo gallery for the parade, we thought you might enjoy a photo of the Brig Pilgrim as she escorted …

Photo Bombed by a Three-Masted Schooner!

3-Master Schooner American Pride in the Sunset Parade of Tall Ships

Shot while being shot at? 😮 Thanks Debi Magruder for the #UltimatePhotoBomb 😀 Thanks to the Ocean Institute for passage aboard their R/V Sea Explorer for the Sunset Parade of Tall Ships, the opening event for the 31st Annual Toshiba Tall Ships Festival in Dana Point, California. Full photo blogs are in the works. Pretty …

A Great Day with Life Rolls On in Huntington Beach

Life Rolls On: They Will Surf Again

From their website ... "Life Rolls On gives people the exhilaration of freedom beyond paralysis. And when we blow away physical boundaries, mental walls also fall away. ‘I can’t’ becomes ‘I DID!’ ” — Jesse Billauer, Life Rolls On Founder & Executive Director / CEO" Here is just a taste of how the day went today. All …

Paradise Cove, Malibu, California

Paradise Cove, Malibu, California

It's been a while since I've driven the 101 freeway west on a Sunday afternoon. It was just fine until about a mile to my exit to pick up a friend for lunch. That last mile took as long as the entire drive so far ... ugh! Managed to pick up my friend and we took …

So Much for My Quiet Beach Spot

El Porto Beach in Manhattan Beach, California

Wow, you would think summer started or something! Took my normal lunch break at the beach today ... well ... not really so normal. Where the heck did all these people come from? It's 2pm ... on a Monday! Don't you have to be somewhere??!!! #SummerAtTheBeach #DontBeatEmJoinEm #TouristsForLunch #NomNom