I spent a good part of the day Wednesday in Santa Barbara, California on my way up the coast to Nipomo. Here are various things I saw throughout the day.
In North Carolina we have hurricane evacuation route signs. Last year in Washington and Oregon I saw volcano evacuation route signs. Now this:
An interesting house (or apartment building, perhaps) downtown:
The pier, near Stearns Wharf:
Part of this pier burned on November 18, 1998. This photo on the new pier shows the damage from the air. The fire started in a restaurant. It took the city almost two years to rebuild the pier:
I had lunch (a yummy bowl of clam chowder) at another popular restaurant on the pier.
As I walked out onto the pier I noticed a young lady starting what will be an elaborate sand sculpture. I made note of her website and will wait and post pictures from it once this is complete. I won’t tell you what it will be.
Further out the pier, on the sand off to the side, was this quiz, written on a large piece of fabric:
And more things from around town: