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Have Nicks, We'll Be There

The picturesque drive through Laguna Canyon is always the pre-game before landing in Laguna Beach.  While most of the time traffic sends me into a complete tizzy-fit somehow this congestion excites me. 316 more words


Rainbow of Beauty

The ocean shimmered like fresh cut glass today. As we rode down the PCH, with our windows down, the cool salty air whipped through our vehicle kissing us each on the nose. 179 more words


I really like taking pictures. I have never thought of myself as any good at it but that still hasn’t stopped me from enjoying it. Recently I have spent a fair amount of time going through photos I have taken in the past, and I have been through most everything I have except my meager slide collection. 302 more words

My Moonstones

We were on a joy ride up the PCH.​ My family of 5 in an Avis mini van, making our way from Pismo Beach to San Francisco. 623 more words

Personal Essay

July 20th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1940, the Long Beach Independent ran this ad for the Dovalis 101 Ranch House Cafe. We’ve posted 101 Ranch House ads before, but this one is from very early in its history, coming only three weeks after the the restaurant’s grand opening on June 28th. 331 more words

Seal Beach

Heaven on Earth

You missed it. Sometimes the view of the Hudson River is so captivating, it surprises me. I look up from my phone and all I can do is soak it in. 202 more words

Personal Essay

July 15th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1950, the Long Beach Independent’s Round The Town column mentioned that Turk Murphy and his Dixieland crew were playing a long-term gig at the Garden of Allah and hoped “the building was a solid as the music.” 13 more words

Seal Beach