And Betty taught us how to make pine needle baskets.
Below is a photo of mine in the making.
And of course, no month is more delightful than one where your friends challenge you to a sandcastle competition. See the earthen oven courtyard? How bout the rice terraces following the contours and the lovely drip castle balcony? Cass, Travis, Max and I went to Carpenteria and sculpted this together in front of where Max's grandparents once lived. This was a special afternoon...Eating at The Spot and jumping in the waves. I love swimming in the ocean.