Attempting to beat the heat - 107 (41.666 celsius) in our neighborhood
yesterday - Eva and I and a couple of friends took to the water. We
drove down to Long Beach, boarded a large catamaran and motored out to
the channel between the mainland and Catalina Island. It was a whole
lot cooler on the water. In spite of which - and a liberal slather of
sunscreen - I got viciously sunburnt.
We did see whales. Blue
whales, the biggest animals on Earth. We saw five of… Continue