By: Patricia On: June 18, 2012 In: Panama, Photography, Travels Comments: 0

On my last Monday in Panama, I wanted to get out of the city. Originally, I had planned to go to the San Blas Archipielago, but this plan didn’t developed outside of my mind till the last minute, so I called a few tour operators to see if anything...

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By: Patricia On: February 20, 2012 In: Photography, Sailing Comments: 0

If you were to ask my body if it had a good time this weekend sailing the Midwinters in Marina del Rey, it would tell you that it’s seen better days. I was about to start counting bruises and cuts on my arms and legs, but decided against it...

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By: Patricia On: January 16, 2012 In: California, Culture, Photography Comments: 0

Efforts to find culture were renewed this long weekend, as we headed to the Getty Villa in Malibu — the museum J. Paul Getty built to house the items of his collection that belong to antiquity. The place itself was built to resemble the Villa dei Papyri, the Villa...

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By: Patricia On: November 30, 2011 In: California, Photography Comments: 0

This post is a cleanse of sorts, to rid myself of the guilt from not posting anything about a great weekend down in San Diego for the America’s Cup World Series. It’s impossible to take a bad picture of an AC45, that ridiculous boat. Instead, I wanted to do...

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By: Patricia On: October 25, 2011 In: Photography, Sailing Comments: 0

There is a sound, created as the wind touches these curved, meticulously laid out surfaces. Of course sailing is an art, and a romantic one in theory — harnessing this invisible force and moving, moving moving. Two hundred years ago, skillful sailing could win and end wars: sailing had...

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By: Patricia On: October 13, 2011 In: Amazing!, California, Photography, Sailing, Santa Barbara, Travels Comments: 0

Every once in a while, you come across these perfect weekends spent not only surrounded by incredible scenery and weather, but by amazing people. In my last trip up to Santa Barbara, I met Doug, who sails with Sleeper — a Lindenberg 26. He arranged for me to come...

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By: Patricia On: September 12, 2011 In: Photography Comments: 0

Sometime in July or August 2001, my parents took a quick trip to New York City. Ever since my first visit, when I was 13 years old, we loved going up there to visit. Before September 11, 2001, I must have visited at least 5 times. I swore to...

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By: Patricia On: September 11, 2011 In: Photography Comments: 0

There are small joys in your every morning — a cloudy day after years of desert living, good coffee and music. We do everything else because of the promise of more small joys to come.

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By: Patricia On: August 31, 2011 In: California, Photography, Travels Comments: 1

Out of my own volition, it would have never occurred to me visiting Santa Barbara. I had heard of it, but I had no idea what people do there, or why one would go there. Thankfully, I have friends who not only know of great places, but invite me...

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By: Patricia On: August 17, 2011 In: California, Photography, Travels Comments: 5

I’m living in Long Beach at the moment, and I’ll write more about that in a future post, but for now, I believe there’s been too much talking and not enough photos around here. I met Manuel and Maria fishing by the Long Beach Marina. Manuel kept asking if...

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