The White Shark Cafe

I recently posted a blog about young great white sharks taking roost in Monterrey Bay. In the blog is a phrase “White Shark Cafe.” My curiosity. knowing no bounds. wanted to know more. This (edited) page from the Schmidt Ocean Institute provided me with part of the answer: “The white shark is among the most … Continue reading

Here Comes Big Boy!!!!!!! The world’s largest steam locomotive is crossing America

The world’s largest steam engine is making its way across the country, attracting crowds in cities and small towns wherever it goes. The steam engine’s name is Big Boy, and he is a very big boy.The occasion for Big Boy’s restoration was the 150th anniversary of the completion of the 1,900-mile Transcontinental Railroad in Promontory Summit, … Continue reading

Punta Gorda Lighthouse

Club member Jim Williams asked if I could copy a photo of a painting for him. The painting had been bought for a $1 at a local thrift store by an elderly lady friend of Jim’s. The lady wanted to give the copies to friends. The painting photo was of the ruined lighthouse keepers houses … Continue reading