Kongo Needs Help


Kongo’s Monkey House is getting crowded and there are monkeys everywhere!  This big guy came home from a dinner Thursday evening at the home of Betty and Kim (Betty is Kongo’s travel agent) who found him wandering the aisles at Costco looking for light beer.  The addition brings the total number of primates in Kongo’s troop to ten!

Now the problem here, and this is where Kongo needs some help, is that this big monkey can’t remember his name.  (Perhaps there were too many beers in his rear view mirror) So Kongo is seeking advice from his gentle readers on picking out an appropriate name for this guy. Continue reading “Kongo Needs Help”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Resolve

This week’s photo challenge is resolve.  Here an “almost five” granddaughter, part of the Dolphin Group swimming class,  is resolved to make the jump from the high diving board.  After serious contemplation, she did make the jump but when asked if she was going to do it again she shook her head no and headed for the lower board. Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Resolve

South Bay Salt Marshes


At the southern end of San Diego Bay are a series of salt marshes and mud flats that are favorite spots for local and migrating sea birds.  On the Chula Vista side of the bay there is also a nature center that focuses on the environment, common marine species to the bay, and sea birds.  On the Coronado side of the bay there are pull outs along the Silver Strand where you can pull over and watch the birds. Continue reading “South Bay Salt Marshes”