By the Sea

I’m with my old friend, the sea…just the waves, a few sailboats, occasional shorebirds, scattered shells, polished stones and shifting sand. ...more

Seychelles - Let's Get Those Pants Off!

For more of my posts, please visit my main blog at http://lambaround.blogspot.com/. Do this and I'll love you forever!Yay, I finally have internet access! Well, actually, I am writing this without internet access, but I am optimistic that I will be able to find an internet café tomorrow, (Saturday,) where I can send this. ...more

Travelling With Your Jewelery - Safety Tips

Your personal jewelry has been acquired over your lifetime. It could be something as sentimental as your first gold chain with religious medallion, your childhood charm bracelet, diamond engagement ring or inherited antique jewelry just to name a few....more

Summer Goes into Overtime

      So it turns cold. It rains for the first time in three months. The tops of the sweet gums are all of a sudden not quite green anymore. ...more

I have a ton of work to do. I pulled down my blog last week because it was bugging me, and ...more

How to keep cool eco-activist style: Spiff up the beach

Wish you could beat the summer heat by hitting the beach most every day? Sara Bayles (below, on Santa Monica beach) does -- to pick up trash. The 32-year-old Santa Monica resident's part way through a goal to to spend 20 minutes of 365 non-consecutive days cleaning the stretch of sand between Life Guard Station 26 and 27 in Santa Monica -- and blog about her feat at The Daily Ocean. ...more

I do the same thing - when I take my dog Goldie to the beach, I bring a bag with me and fill ...more

Lost Child at the Beach

A month or two after we started trying to conceive, Josh and I found a lost child at the beach. It was late afternoon though the beach was still crowded. A little boy came right up to our blanket, screaming, "mommy!", startled when he saw my face, and continued to run. A man was tentatively jogging behind the child and I asked if he knew the boy and when he said no, I instinctively jumped up too and started following too. ...more
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Safekeeping of Your Jewelry - Part 1 - Travelling With Jewelry

Your personal jewelry has been acquired over your lifetime.  It could be something as sentimental as your first gold chain with religious medallion, your childhood charm bracelet, diamond engagement ring or inherited antique jewelry just to name a few.  Nonetheless, these pieces not only have sentimental worth, but also significant monetary value. ...more

when travelling, if it's not necessary just don't bring it. specially if it has a significance ...more

The tease

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Daily beach cleanups, eco-blogger style

One of the oddest things about blogging is that an online post can make you see your real life neighborhood from a strangely close distance -- transforming your reality into a surreal cyberreality -- and vice versa. That's what my neighbor Sara Bayles's blog, The Daily Ocean, has done to my world, online and off. ...more

We enjoy going to the beach but leave our garbage after we're done having fun, and we still need ...more

Brooke Shields, Malibu...and Me!

See that photo above? You'd never guess the event. Beautiful sand, surf, sunset, "s"elebrities (sorry, had an "s" thing going and couldn't stop). Give up?  It was a Tupperware party in Malibu, hosted by Brooke Shields. Yes, mamas, that's how we do all the Tupperware parties in California - with cabanas, and bartenders, and young men playing guitar... ...more