Taylor’s Tight Around the Cholera

Hello Volunteers, Summer is providing some nice blues in the ocean to distract one from work.   I hope you are enjoying yourselves and exploring the County and beyond.  I like to live vicariously through you so thanks for sharing your summer travels with me.  Super jealous.   We have an interesting couple of months staffing-wise and could use some help in the Visitor Center or with … Continue reading Taylor’s Tight Around the Cholera

Cheers to the Stooge

Colleagues, I hope all is well in your worlds.  I am out of the office for the next week but will have my ears on so feel free to reach out. Go catch a Padre game this year, do it for Number 19.  Do you remember the ‘84 season comeback and our “Cub Busters” T-shirts?  His 1,000…2,000…3,000 hits?  His attitude and professionalism on and off … Continue reading Cheers to the Stooge

Park Alert: Lighthouse Now Open

We are happy to announce the Old Point Loma lighthouse reopens after the completion of its seismic retrofitting.  Over the next couple of weeks the lighthouse may be closed for brief periods to complete touch up painting and furniture placement.  During this time visitors are able to enter the first two stories of the lighthouse and experience the amazing spiral staircase.  The rooms are empty … Continue reading Park Alert: Lighthouse Now Open

Open My Ashmolean

My Friends and Cool Cats in the back, Days are getting longer, the migratory birds are migrating (away), flux capacitor–still doing its thing–and we have some festive events set for this summer.  Hike to swimming holes or surf spots, skip in the mountains and sing.  Enjoy!  My latest gab for you:  Newbies: Volunteer Recruitment We had a good turnout for our recruitment.  Our new recruits … Continue reading Open My Ashmolean

Call to Action

We’re moving forward with refurbishing the Visitor Center desk, and we really could use some extra hands this weekend. Our VC desk crew is almost finished with the sanding portion of the desk.  They are moving to the staining portion and could use some extra help.  If you would like to help out this Saturday from 9:00 to 1:00 please email me with “neurogensis” in … Continue reading Call to Action

Angel of the Battlefield

Hello All, The Fin whale is still dead. It is reported to be a juvenile, male about 50ft.  There is a lot of buzz from visitors asking about it due to news coverage.  It is beached in a cove on the wastewater treatment complex and is not visible from Cabrillo.  I hear the wind say they might tow it to perform a necropsy but you … Continue reading Angel of the Battlefield