Monthly Archives: February 2013

Saving Pinniped Jason

IMG_7970The sea lion came right up to Cole. We were swimming near the rocks at Cabrillo Beach Saturday, bobbing on surf (he) and boogie (me) boards. The sun was shining and the water temperature was actually bearable — with the right gear. Wearing his hood, boots and wetsuit, my son was covered head to toe in black neoprene. Maybe he looked like a seal. I don’t know, but the baby sea lion came RIGHT up to him, face to face. Continue reading

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Author Photo?

Photo by Tim Maxeiner/Homage to Richard Creamer

Photo by Tim Maxeiner/Homage to Richard Creamer

In 1976 Richard Creamer took the Runaways to the beach for some quintessential shots of the California girls. But they didn’t just cavort in bikinis; their one-finger salute famously made a spread in Creem. My German photographer friend Tim Maxeiner and I took some shots this weekend for my author photo. We made this salute to their salute.

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