Ages and ages ago, Vera invited a few of us to join her on a whale-watching tour organized by her alumni association.
What a fun trip! The weather was absolutely wonderful and my motion sickness never became too much of an issue. We saw plenty of whales, as well as a bizarre sunfish of some sort, and a whole heap of sea lions.
The view from the back of the boat as we sped through the water, looking for whales:
The sea lions loved this buoy and fought for their spots on it:
And here are my wonderful partners in adventure: Lisa, Susan, and Vera.
We ended our adventure with a yummy comfort-food meal on a pier overlooking the ocean. It could not have been a more perfect day.