Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Whale Watchin' in Kyliefornia

Those who know me will recognize Kyliefornia as the great state of California where my granddaughter, Kylie lives. This summer, we got to take her on a quick trip of some of the state's beautiful sites. We took a whale watching boat off of Newport Pier. Right before taking off, we grabbed up a pint-sized Crocodile Dundee hat and some oversized shades to protect her from the ocean sun. It wasn't whale watching season, so we didn't get to view any, but several groups of dolphins made it well worth the fare. The staff had asked everyone to search the horizon for whale spouts, and Kylie was the most attentive of the search party. She stood there for 30 or 45 minutes quietly scanning the horizon.