Monthly Archives: December 2009

Low country

Yet another of the pleasures of winter in San Diego: the extreme low tides that happen then. This happens when the moon lines up with the sun and Earth — something that occurs twice every month (during the moon’s full and … Continue reading

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Killers in the Bay

Whale-watching season is getting under way, and the vast majority of the whales watched hereabouts are California grays, passing by as they make their annual migration from the Arctic waters where they hang out during the summer to the bays of Baja California where … Continue reading

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First American Margarita?

Could the first American version of the margarita truly have been served on the current site of La Jolla United Methodist Church? That’s the story recounted on the wall of the newly inaugurated Bird Rock History Museum (located within the Bird Rock … Continue reading

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