Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Sweet Home, Redondo Beach

Having grown up in this beach city sixty miles south of where we now live, I still think of this as my hometown and love visiting it often, especially in the winter when most of the tourists are gone. Since I was scheduled to work late, I took half of my workday off and ended up with much of the afternoon off as well. I started the day by leaving Ventura before sunrise to get my hair cut by Kathleen. After that, I wandered around The Pier taking pictures (click on the photos to see the sandpipers, pelicans, and black-crowned night herons better) and enjoying the sunny morning until Tony's Fish Market (AKA "New" Tony's) opened at 11:30.I had a leisurely lunch of smoked salmon chowder, Catalina sanddabs, and linguine with clams - yum! Sitting by the window, I got to see rainbow reflections as the waves broke under the pier. I even saw a dolphin in the the distance - how perfect is that? (Actually, I consider every day I see dolphins as perfect days!)

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