California

26 Miles Across the Sea

“26 miles across the sea, Santa Catalina is a’ waiting for me” –- or at least that’s what the famous lyrics from the Four Preps would have you believe. And they promote a vision of “romance, romance, romance,” too! Indeed, it’s true that visitors to Orange County tourist attractions would be well advised to take […]


Lessons on dread

This past weekend we were invited to take a cruise of San Diego Bay on a friends boat and of course we jumped at the chance.  The day of the cruise was perfect.  The sun was shining and a slight breeze was drifting off the water.  About 15 of us met up at the boat […]