August 1st, 2007

Malibu headshot

One month in Malibu

Bob and I just returned from our one-month beach house vacation in Malibu. We had a glorious time and the weather was fabu. Needless to say, we took many pictures (almost 200) and have about 20 sunset photos alone. You'll be happy to know, though, that I'm planning to inflict only a few pix on my LJ friends and readers. ;-)

Here's a photo of Bob and me on the beach house deck, taken by friend and fellow poet dkolodji:

One of the things that continually amazed as over the course of the month is how much entertainment we derived simply from looking at the ocean. As the sky and weather changed throughout each day and evening, the ocean never provided the same view twice. Here's a look to the north on a clear late afternoon:

A sunset view on a humid day:

For the Sporty Spec crowd, especially saycestsay and MarcieTentchoff, here's a video of a kite surfer, who put on a great performance right in "our backyard." (If it plays haltingly the first time, wait until it finishes, and then press play again. It should play smoothly after the large file is downloaded.) Definitely wait for his jump at the end: