Some favorites from SoCal and around the world Disneyland is one of my happy places Hiking a dune in Namibia. Peace and bird-watching on Mono Lake. Most captured GoPro image. Mermaid photo, somewhere in France. Bob Ross birthday painting party. GoPro filming aboard R/V Sally Ride. Floating in Montana with craft beer. Banding grebes on Mono Lake. A now-retired research vessel. Snow monkey park in Japan. Visiting a research station on a remote island in the Atlantic. Pretending to be a reporter like Kermit the Frog. Weather balloon launch on Gough Island. Roller derby! Visiting Tristan Island. Lab work at sea. Arctic ice liberty. Visting the Arctic for work. Feeding sharks at the New Orleans aquarium. Leaving Seattle, next land is a month away.