I got through my session and paper presentation this morning with only the usual technical anxieties, and it was well received (all my laugh lines got laughs). Then it was playtime.
This is the gull that eyed me sourly as I ate my crab cakes on the pier.
A kite demonstration on the Embarcadero.
The Port of San Diego was sponsoring a family day, complete with patio seating and board games.
Adam Villani and his charming bride Jen swept me away for a whirlwind tour of the greater San Diego metropolitan area. After fish tacos, we went over to the Hotel del Coronado, where The Stunt Man was filmed.
Those tiny dots are surfers off the shore at La Jolla.
For our second food stop, we went to Hodad's in Ocean Beach for classic diner fare.
Here's the mouthwatering burger I enjoyed.
Thanks for the enlightening day and indulgent companionship, Adam and Jen!