Tag Archives: Beaches


Beach Life

I grew up in San Diego, and my adolescence was bikinis and Boogie Boards and cruising the cliffs in Ocean Beach.

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Gold Beach, Oregon

Oh Internet, it’s been too long, so I’m just going to jump right in.

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California Dreaming

We’re getting lots of snow in Taos, which is a good thing, but I thought these images of Ocean Beach (San Diego, CA) from last year might help. You know, if you’re complaining about the cold, just a little. (Though now that I look at them again, they don’t make me feel particularly warm. But still, surfers and beach dogs and interesting patterns always make […]

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Slowing Down at Kalaloch Beach

Sam and I had been on the road a few weeks by the time we found the campground at Kalaloch Beach  (“clay-lock”) in Olympic National Park, Washington.

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Cape Flattery

Cape Flattery in Washington state is not, in fact, a place to go when you’re feeling insecure and need some praise.

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Highway One

I’ve driven a lot of roads in the U.S., and one of the very best is Highway One on the California coast.

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So Okay, Beaches Are Pretty Great

Despite the fact that I grew up on beaches in San Diego, they don’t generally draw me in these days. I’m not that person who, when dreaming of travel, immediately pictures sand and surf.

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Sam and Jack Take Dog Beach in Coronado

Sam had never seen the ocean, and since we’re hanging out in San Diego, it was time. I was waiting for a friend to get out of a meeting in Coronado so I took Sam and his dog, Jack, down the road past the Hotel Del, all the way to the end, where there’s a popular dog beach.

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