|LOOKING BACK... BUT NOT DWELLING.|
|STILL FISHING IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON.|
I had my camera and my phone, so couldn't go in the water beyond my knees. Still wonderful. It was interesting to see everything from another point of view (always a good way to live anyway). The small boats have been hauled up to the beach for their version of winter dry-dock. I spotted the model for Laughing Buddha (click here to meet him) taking a snooze on one of the beached boats. The sand sculptor himself was working on portraits (holding a photo in one hand as he worked on the details) and hauling buckets of water from the surf.
| CENTER BOAT: LAUGHING BUDDHA (MODEL) HAVING A SIESTA,|
WHILE THE SCULPTOR HEADS TO THE SURF TO FILL HIS BUCKETS.
|GENIUS AT WORK.|
IT'S A LONG HAUL BACK TO HIS "STUDIO."
|MEANWHILE, BACK AT THE STUDIO:|
REAR VIEW OF LAUGHING BUDDHA (RIGHT) AND FRIENDS.
San Geraldo and I plan to be grown-ups tonight and go to a bar to hear some live music. I'm just hoping we don't stop off for another siesta along the way. We'll pass right by Laughing Buddha's dry-docked boat-bed. (That's like a sofa bed, only with a.... well, you probably figured it out.)