Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Web

It is common for webs to be about 20 times the size of the spider building it.

Webs were used several hundred years ago as gauze pads to stop an injured person's bleeding.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Double

The double yellow lines (called "the double-yellow") is a painted marking between opposing sides of a highway.

In the state of Rhode Island, Bristol celebrates July 4th with the oldest annual parade in the United States where the double yellow is replaced with red, white and blue.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Fiber

Wondering if this seagull enjoyed his high in fiber, "Happy Meal."

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Stroked

Different strokes for different, ahem...surfers.

A surfer's time spent in the water can be divided by looking for the next lineup, sitting idle or exhibiting riding skills at Malibu Surfrider Beach.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Thrifty

It's time to be thrifty today,  for the wants of tomorrow.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Reflecting

A full moon is when the whole moon is lit up, a large bright circle in the sky, now the earth is in the center of the sun and the moon, and the moon is fully reflecting the suns rays back to us, we can see it perfectly.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Drenched

Mountain peaks drenched in misty morning fog in Malibu Canyon.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Dream

Wake up early, cruise for the best surf, catch the morning glass, surf your brains out, exhausted, wasted or just pooped, nap, dream of awesome tubes, awake again and maybe paddle out for one last wave.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Leap

Instead of running, mule deer, jumps stiff-legged with all four feet hitting the ground at once.

It can leap distances up to eight yards and reach speeds up to forty-five miles per hour.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Rays

Morning rays of sunshine invite a new day of wishes and that your dreams come true.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Peace

"All we are saying is give peace a chance."  --John Lennon

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Pattern

There are patterns of life, then there is the time to be yourself and go beyond the horizon and be your own star.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Cutback


A cutback has nothing to do with your finances when you are surfing.

After the surfer glides past the breaking section of the wave, the cutback is a maneuver used to get back into the power zone of the wave.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Music

"Look for the music on all things, and life will be a symphony of joy."  --Stravinsky

Monday, June 14, 2010

Fishing

Why does Seaworld have a seafood restaurant? I'm halfway through my fish burger and I realize, oh my god...I could be eating a slow learner.   --Lynda Mondtgomery

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Smile

How can you not smile when you see balloons?

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Happiness

At the end of the day, there is no other happiness than being with family.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Squirrel

Most squirrels eat nuts, seeds, grain and fruit.

Urban squirrels have adapted to eat just about anything, including pizza luncheon meats and all forms of snack foods.

When natural food is scarce, they will eat anything that they can find.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Statue

A family takes a break next to  artwork titled "My World" by J. Seward Johnson Jr., placed at Malibu Colony Plaza.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Gloom

"June Gloom" has been reported by some to bring on symptoms consistent with seasonal affective disorder.

Also known as Winter depression, people who have normal health experience depressive symptoms during the persistent overcast, foggy cool temperatures typical in the month of June.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Travel

"Everyone is within walking distance if you have the time."  --Steven Wright

Monday, June 7, 2010

Scattered

The important question is not, what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but what will render his life happy on the whole amount.  --Joseph Addison

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Faith

A man walks through Malibu carrying a 12-foot cross on a journey to spread God's love.

"I was thinking about how people seem to read the bible and a whole lot more as they get older; then it dawned on me...they're cramming for their final exam."  --George Carlin

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Sidekick


A motorcycle with a sidecar is sometimes called a combination, an outfit, a rig or a hack.

However, most people I know prefer the Sidecar (cocktail) made with cognac, orange liqueur and lemon juice.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Makeover

Workers install art panels at Malibu Surfrider Beach painted by 6,000 kids in schools, hospitals and community programs as part of Portraits of Hope's "Summer of Color" where lifeguard towers on 31-miles of beach, from San Pedro to Malibu are being transformed from their traditional blue color to public art.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Meditation

There are a number of meditation techniques suited to different personality types.

One thing is certain, meditation is universal, inner peace within our self.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Plunge

The brown pelican is a plunge diver.

 It drops from the air with its wings partly folded and dives into the water to catch its prey, mainly consisting of smelt and anchovies.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Power

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."  --Jimi Hendrix