Grand Girls At Sunset

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Granddaughter photo shoot on an evening beach in Carlsbad, California.  Kongo has rented a beach house for a long weekend and had fun playing with a new Speedlite 600EX-RT.  The hardest thing about these shoots is getting a six and four year old to stay still long enough to get a good picture. Continue reading “Grand Girls At Sunset”

Surf Monkey

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Kongo took a stroll on Ocean Beach in San Diego today.  OB is a great place to watch people, hang out, and remember when you were young and did stupid things.  A significant part of the population of OB got lost in a time warp coming home from Woodstock and have been hanging out and getting high in OB ever since.  There are more head shops per capita than most anyplace else the monkey has ever visited.  All in all, it’s a fun place.

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Torrey Pines

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Torrey Pines State Reserve, snuggled between Ja Jolla and Del Mar, is the home to one of the rarest trees in the world.  The Torrey Pines only exist in this small coastal strip and on Santa Rosa Island, one of the Channel Islands off the coast of Southern California.  The heavy June marine layer stretched over the coastal strip yesterday when Kongo visited.  A few hundred yards to the east the skies were crystal clear and hot.  Along the strip of coast it was all “June Gloom” as the weather phenomena is popularly known in San Diego. Continue reading “Torrey Pines”

Goodbye Maui, Hello Honolulu!

Missy, Mrs. Kongo, and Betty head for the airport for the short flight across the Maui Channel to Honolulu.  As Kongo studies the picture from San Diego, he can’t help but notice that there appears to be an extra bag with Missy’s luggage.  Hmmm.  There must be a reasonable explanation about that ….Before leaving the Hyatt Resort and Spa in Maui, Missy plays with a few of the new friends she met during her visit. Continue reading “Goodbye Maui, Hello Honolulu!”