Nicaragua: Beach

Kirk turned 30 this year. His birthday wish? A surf trip to Nicaragua. The color images are of the surf break Panga Drops. We walked about 10 minutes from our casita at Hacienda Iguana up the beach to get to this spot. I took these shots before and after Kirk’s second surf session. I love […]

30 Day Project: #22 – Australia Throwback

This might might be cheating on my own project, but hey, I figure I can pick through the archives at least once. Kirk took this photo of me at Whitehaven Beach in 2006. This gorgeous white sand beach was one of the stops on our three-day sailing excursion through the Whitsunday Islands. I fell in […]

Camping in the San Jacinto Mountains

After I snuck out of work at 8 p.m. on Saturday evening, we packed the car with lightening speed, stopped at the grocery store for last-minute supplies, and commenced a two-hour drive northeast to the mountains. It might technically be October, but in SoCal it’s tough to find any signs of autumn. Both Kirk and […]

Swimming with Batfish

It’s been two years since Kirk and I returned from our trip to Australia. I’m now getting around to writing about the bareboat sailing charter we took with my mom and a couple friends, Christina and Nathalie (whom I worked with in Sydney), through the Whitsunday Islands. Below is a short story about Nathalie overcoming […]