WindanSea Sunsets – Social Network of Beach Life

In the Florida Keys, each night around two hours before sunset masses of people flock to the water's edge to experience a soul-soothing, gorgeous, spiritual happening to play homage to the sun as it sank into the Gulf of Mexico. Vendors set up little trinkets shops and  performing artists like … [Read more...]

Jumping Off La Jolla Clam – San Diego Fines

There are only three common sense rules to jump off the Clam. Be a very good surf swimmer, not a pool swimmer. Know how to read tide charts, so not to jump at low tide (this is a no-brainer) and never jump when can see the rocks protruding from where you are suppose to land at, this means, it … [Read more...]

Nate Parrish – La Jolla Volleyball Champ, Model, and First Streaker

Some of the people pictured are, Patty Brewer Macpherson (Roman lady), Pat Shea (ballerina) Brunette on far right is Little John Sylvada's girlfriend, Jack (Roman Solder). Jack always had the photo of Pat Shea framed ...and there was this infamous quote to his wife Pinky, "Bring my real clothes. I … [Read more...]

La Jolla Halloween Parting – Mac Meda Style

Halloween is an annual holiday celebrated on October 31, but to Meda La Jollans, the closest Friday or Saturday night.  As for a bit of history, it has roots in the Celtic festival of Samhain and the Christian holy day of All Saints, but who gives a blab blab hell about that. For La Jolla, it has … [Read more...]

La Jolla Pumphouse Crowd – Beach Life

Just for starters, Tom Wolfe's book, The Pumphouse Gang," which he claimed immortalized the Mac Meda Destruction Co, " ... was a bunch of Bullshit," MacPherson said during a winter 2006 conversation he had with a San Diego Magazine writer in 2006. According to many that who was interviewed in the … [Read more...]

La Jolla, Bird Rock Sign – Sea Gulls and Pelicans Symbol

La Jolla was divided into several territories. You had the Shores, downtown La Jolla, Soladad, but none stand out better than Bird Rock. In the old days, living in Bird Rock, you were considered in the outskirts of La Jolla. Its boundary was west of  La Jolla Mesa Drive, south to Turquoise and north … [Read more...]

Roger Johnson – La Jolla Cove, Turkey Gobbler, W.C Fields and Demons

Roger Johnson was another unique La Jolla beach character that lived on the edge and eventually fell off.  His idol was W. C Field and Field's quote. "I never drink water because fish fuck in it" Roger could quote all of W.C's drinking quotes  and would  mimic him at times sober. He pretty much … [Read more...]