Tag Archives: whales & dolphins

Dining out wild style

Americans love to dine out. Each week 83% of us visit “fast food” restaurants and about 68% visit casual dining restaurants (2013 data). We like some variety, eating mostly “American” food, but also Italian, Mexican and Chinese, but we’re generally … Continue reading

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Black-footed albatross feeding

On Thursday I went whale watching with FastRaft and friends. I expected to see whales — humpbacks are usually in the Monterey Bay during the summer — and there had been reports of Risso’s and other types of dolphins, too.   It … Continue reading

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New year’s whales

Ploddingly slow swim ~ migrating female gray whales ~ going to give birth To end the old year and ring in the new, I went whale-watching with my friend Nora (and a boatload of other people). It was a chilly, … Continue reading

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