UHAUL VAN DESTROYS HOUSE OVERHANG – FIREBALL MALIBU VLOG 782 – After hitting the beach twice, Fireball and Kathie help sister Jordana move… with dire consequences. Wups.



Fireball and Kathie head to PT. Dume in Malibu to hopefully see Whales. Discover much more, then Fireball does some sketching.

More about the California Grey Whales fro WIKI… The gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus),[1] also known as the grey whale,[3] gray back whale, Pacific gray whale, or California gray whale[4] is a baleen whale that migrates between feeding and breeding grounds yearly. It reaches a length of 14.9 meters (49 ft), a weight of 36 tonnes (40 short tons), and lives between 55 and 70 years.[5] The common name of the whale comes from the gray patches and white mottling on its dark skin.[6] Gray whales were once called devil fish because of their fighting behavior when hunted.[7] The gray whale is the sole living species in the genus Eschrichtius, which in turn is the sole living genus in the family Eschrichtiidae. This mammal descended from filter-feeding whales that appeared at the beginning of the Oligocene, over 30 million years ago.

The gray whale is distributed in an eastern North Pacific (North American) population and a critically endangered western North Pacific (Asian) population. North Atlantic populations were extirpated (perhaps by whaling) on the European coast before 500 AD and on the American coast around the late 17th to early 18th centuries.[8] However, on May 8, 2010, a sighting of a gray whale was confirmed off the coast of Israel in the Mediterranean Sea,[9] leading some scientists to think they might be repopulating old breeding grounds that have not been used for centuries.[9] In May and June 2013 a gray whale was sighted off the coast of Namibia – the first confirmed in the Southern Hemisphere.[10] The round-trip journey of one gray whale has set a new record for the longest mammal migration, covering a distance of more than 22,000 kilometres across the Pacific Ocean. Her migration has shown new insight into how endangered species are making drastic changes in their life style.

Somebody dropped their ENGINE in the ocean…


Wups. I can see it now. A moonlit drive along Pt. Dume… A bottle of Dom Perrognonsene… Cheese… 1929… And then… all of a sudden…

YEEEOOOOWWWW!!! Over the side, never to be seen again. …Until now.

Went to do some beach-time at Pt Dume the other day and came across an interesting find. Looks like a motor, but hard to tell. I can see the cam and a few familiar parts. Maybe a tractor?

Can you identify what this is??? Anyone got an idea?

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PT DUME Malibu for a day of high extreme beauty…


The other day, I went with Kathie and buddy Bob to Pt Dume for a drive in the Caddy ATS. Just getting around to posting this due to not being able to get my rear end out of the 911 I’m currently driving. But Pt. Dume in upper Malibu is one of the most spectacular areas in the region. Grand vistas, great flowers and bluffs, plus a ton of areas to climb. It’s a bit hairy if you’re afraid of heights, but otherwise, worth a day. Bring a picinicky and chow down among the great views.

Society has structured the weekends for things like this. Which is why it’s far more important to do it during the week for many reasons. You feel like you’re playing hooky a bit, appreciate it more due to no crowds and actually getting a parking space. Call in sick, tell them you’ve been hijacked by aliens, wear a funny hat and drive north. You’ll be super glad you did.

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