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Catalina Highlights

1. Leaning my head over the railing of the Catalina Express to get the full force of ocean wind in my face

2. Phil's birthday allowing us to travel two for the price of one

3. A versatile beach hat

4. Seeing Spiderman Homecoming (which was quite good) in the Wrigley Casino theater where an organ was played prior to the movie's showing

5. Kayaking in the sapphire blue ocean and seeing marigold Garibaldis and needle-like silver fish

6. The clattering sound of the rocks being dragged out to sea by the waves

7. Dolphins' white spotted underbellies seen beneath the water seconds before they crested and jumped, playing in the Catalina Express' wake

8. Complimentary breakfast item and drink

9. Slipping into the background of a food network shot as we took our seats at the Bluewater Restaurant. Supposedly, the series comes out in six months.

10. A chilly swim in the pacific to a floating dock where we dove and jumped in the salty water

11. Shaved lemonade ices and cajun-seasoned encrusted snapper

12. Beach chairs and sunscreen and the sight of sandy babies that don't belong to me

13. An after dark stroll and the city lights reflecting on the water

14. Spiraling and spiky glass cylinders of Chihuly's creations at the island art museum

15. Educational movie in the art museum about Catalina's history

16. View of the ocean from the top of the Wrigley's memorial in the Botanical Gardens.

17. City buses to take us back into town in the heat of the day

18. A sea lion playing in the water beside out private beach

19. Parents to watch the children for two nights

20. Air conditioning in our house and early bedtimes


Oooh! Sounds lovely!!! You did a lot in 2 days!!! Wow! So fun!

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