Monday, May 31, 2010

Memorial

Memorial Day 2010.

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

--From a headstone in Ireland.

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Aerial


Why women should hang out with windsurfer guys--you always know where they are, at least when it is windy.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Bratweiler

"I have a dog so mean, he ate the neighbor's weenie dog. Now he's a bratweiler."  --Nick Arnette

Friday, May 28, 2010

Clearing

Malibu hosts one of the most combustible types of brush in existence consisting of the chaparral ecosystem.

Chaparral consists of small, woody plants that are full of oils and extremely flammable.

Each homeowner is responsible for clearing brush 200 feet from all structures.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Moon

This full moon is called the Flower Moon since most areas have abundant flowers growing at this time.

The moon is located roughly 238,460 miles from your backyard tonight.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Unemployment

"The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one." --Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Foal

A foal is a baby horse. The newborn is able to stand just one hour after birth and walk and trot along side with the mare in no time.

Horses have one baby at a time in as little as 15 minutes and usually no longer than an hour.

"Horse sense is the thing a horse has, which keeps it from betting on people"  --W.C.Fields

Monday, May 24, 2010

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Horizon

Over the horizon, as far as the eye can see, another sunset. Emotions of another day, memories forever, and excitement of a new day tomorrow.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Tandem

Surfing tandem originated in Waikiki. It remains, one man, one woman, same wave on one board.

Malibu locals, Lindsey Hinther leads the wave with tandem riders Kristen Hinther and Sean Oppenheimer.

Gidget and Moondoggie would have been stoked!

Friday, May 21, 2010

Bike

Once a year, commuters are encouraged to trade four wheels in for their two as part of "Bike to work day," commuting today by bicycle, to work, school, run errands and have fun.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Duck

The "Duck Walk" refers to an exercise in which you squat all the way down until you are sitting on your heels.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Giddy-Up

The term Giddy-Up, is a typical phrase used when a rider wants his horse to move it on out or go faster.

Or, if you are really hip, you can use the phrase when talking about someone's clothes. I love your Giddy-Up, where did you buy them?

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Storm

It is apparent, the storm is near. The sun sets threatening, trying to smile, spread good cheer.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Mountain

Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountain is going home, that wilderness is necessity.  --John Muir

Sunday, May 16, 2010

BBQ

The National Barbecue Association designates May as National Barbecue Month.

All things BBQ, family, fun and good flavor in your own unique and stylish way.

Sorry, Goober, i don't see a veggie burger here.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Footprints

We all have footprints in the sand.

The question is, will we be a big heal or a great soul?

Friday, May 14, 2010

friendship

The best friendship anyone can have is when you can sit around with your friends, never say a word, and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Contrails

Cloud formations reflect jet streams producing narrow bands of cirrus clouds as jets travel East to West.

Condensation trails or contrails form from the jet engine exhaust combined with the temperature, winds and humidity in the upper atmosphere.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Sage

White sage is a powerful herb used for promoting emotional health and environmental well being.

The cleansing ritual takes place where a smudge burns slowly in one's home to remove negative energy, establish positive energy, clear thinking and healing.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Breezy

Out in the open, the view of the sea, a fresh breeze to calm the soul, and dream of what could be.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Labor

Even in the midst of affluence, the Malibu Community Labor Exchange is a site where the poorest workers in the community are given an opportunity to acquire a days work and better future.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Mother's

Here's to all you awesome mothers,
wishing you a Happy Mother's Day!

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Lucky

Learning to push a baby stroller and walk your dog at the same time can be a bit tricky.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Stop

Inventor of the stop sign, William Phelps Eno, 1858-1945, an American businessman, known as "Father of responsible traffic safety."

Among other innovations credited to Eno are, the traffic light, pedestrian crosswalk and the one-way street.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Bodyboard

Some say that bodyboarding is the easiest form of surfing where the rider has the option of laying down or riding on your knees.

Depending on your height and weight, choosing the right size board is a priority.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Fog

Through the morning dew, the fog crawls silently, soft and cool, expectations of another day blue.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Lapdance

Kayaker Robert Gray gets very close to a baby blue heron meditating at the water's edge.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Kitesurfing

Kitesurfing is more "wave-riding" experience where with the power of a large controllable kite, it propels the rider on a board across the water.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Dumpster

The sifting through discarded items inside a commercial bin is known as dumpster diving, named after best-known manufacturer of commercial bins, Dempsey, who uses the trade name "Dumpster" for their bins.

Traditionally, most people who resort to diving are generally poor and are at risk of health hazards.

Others might be artists looking for materials to create future works of art or environmentalists that rescure items such as computers and repair them for the less fortunate.

The practice of dumpster diving is also known as D-mart.