Mini Clubman ~ Etch-A-Sketch Paradise

The Clubman in the Mini line of cars has at least two paradise ads floating around the Internet.  The scenes look like this: You can see that  no dolphins, flamingoes, or hairy-chested men in Speedos were spared from these fantastic line-art displays. Here is the speedboat/dolphin version:   And here’s the Speedo/airplane/flamingo/metal-detector version:   In […]

New island wallpapers available at National Geographic

Bora Bora came up in the Gulfstream post, and luckily I found my way to a really beautiful picture of it on National Geographic’s website: There is a whole series of island photos called "Patterns in Nature: Island Aerials," all of which are available for wallpaper downloading at resolutions of 800 X 600, 1,024 X […]

Palm Sunday

Churches were filled today for Palm Sunday.  Did you know that at times in the distant past when palm fronds were scarce that it was called "Branch Sunday"?  Today, hundreds of millions of palm fronds are harvested every year for US church ceremonies.  The number is so large that major newspapers have picked up on […]

Surfwise ~ the story of one 11-member family who left behind their old world to become surf nomads

Doug Pray has a film coming out in May called "Surfwise."  It’s about Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz and the 10 other members of his family who set out on an off-the-grid odyssey in a 24-foot camper.  Here’s one [movie] trailer:   Here’s another trailer at Apple.  Part of the documentary’s description from that site reads: "Like […]

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