Bye-Bye 2008, Hello 2009!

31 12 2008

Crossing the Bay Bridge on our way to San Francisco for our New Year’s Eve celebration:nyeonthewaytosf1

Woman on stilts perused the “Passport to the World” party at The Westin St. Francis:


The balloon drop as the clock struck midnight to welcome 2009:


I swear I thought the crowd was going to be smothered by the massive amount of balloons:



Dirty Birds $1 Bill

21 12 2008

On one of my last days living life in San Diego we went to one of my favorite Pacific Beach bars, Dirty Birds.  The walls of Dirty Birds is decorated with $1 bills that have been drawn and made into a unique creation by beach/bar-goers.  My friend Jackie gave me a $1 bill so I could make my mark on the bar wall before my departure from San Diego.  My creation:  a psychedelic George Washington.



December Sunset in Pacific Beach, CA

12 12 2008

A snapshot taken from my car while driving down Grande Avenue in Pacific Beach on the way to the shore to watch the sunset.


Once arriving to where Grande meets the sand, Maggie and I got a better look at the fiery sunset: