The afternoon of Pop’s (BFBJ’s) birthday, he and I and our two daughter, two grandsons and crazy french bulldog headed to the beach in Santa Cruz.

They have a great beach there that is kind enough to allow dogs to visit. is good

This guy is certainly happiest when he’s on the beach!

Libby and "Lini"

It was a fabulous day and I think possibly Westly’s first time to the Santa Cruz beaches.

Disk throwin' Hunter in action

Hunter is certainly a beach and frisbee professional.

Even birthday boy got in on the action

two kinds of birthdays happening here

As babies are lucky enough to do…Westly decided to join the birthday celebration in his “birthday suit”

Mimi, the bookworm

Mimi, who never travels anywhere without books, enjoyed the sand true to form.

chilly water, but hot day so it worked out

Though she did get in some wave-jumping with Hunter too.


Some sand fun. And let me tell you…this one knows how to do sand:

he may or may not have tried to eat some...

Sand DAB!

and this one too:

This shot will appear at his wedding some day
I really love this one
In black and white it's my new screen saver

Happy Birthday Jimi!

Beach bums!