A Beach Along the Snake River With an Engineering Lens

Continuing my goal of avoiding the crowded areas of the beaches along the California coastline, I decided for my final beach blog to post about another beach I visited near Yellowstone. This was another spot in which I fished. The river adjacent to my friends house in Jackson Wyoming is the Snake River this is […]


Lake Wenatchee, WA

Lens: Recreation at Lake Wenatchee Washington is full of different hiking trails one may find trails in the mountains or along the beach and everywhere in between. I recently hiked to Lake Wenatchee near Leavenworth, Washington. Lake Wenatchee is a popular recreation site year round. When the weather is warm the lake offers activities such […]


Appreciating the Beach Culture at Silver Strand Beach

Silver Strand Beach is a mile-long beach located in Oxnard. Silver Strand is surrounded by many beach homes, a few local restaurants, and murals. Silver Stand is a local’s favorite beach. Locals like myself usually call this beach “The Strand.” For this second blog post, I decided to focus on the cultural lenses. The cultural […]

Surfer’s Knoll

Surfer’s Knoll Through a Community-oriented Lens

Surfer’s Knoll is a popular beach adjacent to the Ventura Harbor. I have visited this beach several times— to walk my dog, meet up with friends, or just sit on the sand and watch the waves and the sailboats come in. Although I am familiar with looking at this beach through an individualistic and recreational […]


Carpinteria State Beach

I have been recreating at Carpinteria State Beach for over 15 years since I was young.  This particular beach is a state park and offers a wide variety of recreational activities and wildlife experience.  There are also camping grounds for motorhomes and tents and some spots with their own private beach access and RV hookups!  […]