July 4th San Diego Style

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San Diego is a great place to be for the fourth. The days are long in the summer; the water is warm and inviting, and the coast towns are alive and full of action, and this only more true for the fourth. Most of San Diego makes their way to somewhere on the water for the fourth, and for us, that meant starting our day at Kendall’s place in Pacific Beach.

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You Should Own a Kayak (and Craigslist Economics)

If you know us personally, chances are you’ve probably heard Kendall and I drone on about all of the good times we’ve spent navigating various San Diego waterways on our favorite little piece of molded polyethylene. Kayaking should be an easy sell – after all, where else can you soak up the sun, enjoy the peacefulness that floating on the water brings, and get a good workout while not even thinking about it? Apparently kayaks don’t universally symbolize such greatness, as we recently found out by bringing a few of my out-of-town friends down to Mission Bay for their first kayaking experience.

Kendall enjoying our kayak in Mission Bay

Kendall enjoying our kayak in Mission Bay

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Kayak to Lunch in Mission Bay, San Diego

Kayaking Kendall

Today we were able to do one of our favorite things – go out on our kayak! I was not overly excited to do so as it was completely overcast and only 64 degrees outside. This actually worked in our favor as others obviously felt the same way; there were hardly any other boats compared to usual. We decided to take advantage of the glassy water by taking the kayak out of Mission Bay and to the ocean. Continue reading