Since the age of five, Karen Aldridge has lived near beaches; around San Francisco and Anaheim, visiting other beach destinations like San Diego, Tijuana, Ensenada and Estero Beach with her family, and later as an adult with Chuck, her husband of more than 30 years.
From their very first date in April of 1980 this friendly, easy going couple have been in love and…
Now that we’re two supermoons into the three in a row scheduled for this year, the third scheduled to happen on September 9th, it’s appropriate to talk about the effect our moon has on tides around the planet and how that works.
What’s interesting is that there are still conflicting beliefs about whether the moon actually affects our tides, especially when you consider that, in order to deny the effect, one has to deny the existence of laws of gravity, gravitational pull and other major scientific evidence explaining everything from planet rotation to orbital patterns that have been recorded for centuries as well as many other proven scientific theories…
If overcast skies spoiled your view of the much hyped July 12th ‘Supermoon’, no problemo, amigo. You’ll have not one, but two more opportunities this year to gaze at, photograph, or otherwise enjoy the phenomenon of a Supermoon…
Of the more than 10,000 known species of birds in the world, Mexico is known and appreciated as host to over 10% of that total. There are several locales around this beautiful country where bird watching opportunities can number in the hundreds of species. But there may be none so accessible or more abundant in species as found in the Morua Estuary, just a few hours’ drive from Arizona, Nevada, Southern California and New Mexico.