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December 15, 2007

Shark Attack, Shark Attack, Shark Attack

Yes, I finally saw one. I gazed into its jet black eyes and didn't blink. It gazed back at me, a kindred spirit. And just like that, we bonded. One day I plan on swimming in the ocean, and he will have been released to the open waters, and see me, and mistake me for a seal. And just as he almost chomps down on me, he will remember me from the aquarium, and let up mostly, but still give me just a little nibble. So that I can tell my story of being attacked by a Great White Shark to everyone I meet.

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Ollie and I took a little trip all by ourselves to Monterey, California, which is a pretty awesome town. Seals in the harbour, barking loudly. I saw an Elephant Seal on the way home, in Big Sur. That was pretty incredible. Unfortunately, I made a VERY bad decision. I thought it would be cool to come home on PCH, which is a breathtakingly windy road up high over the ocean. It was seriously one of the most beautiful trips I've ever taken.

But Ollie got sick to his stomach and threw up in the car. Lesson learned. It's the 101 from now on with kids.

Posted by jason on December 15, 2007 11:39 PM

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the PCH is the MOST beautifull road i have ever travelled...really...amazing!

Posted by: joshua Latshaw on December 16, 2007 12:29 AM

PCP is also a no go with kids. remember that too jason

Posted by: paul on December 16, 2007 02:31 PM

for a minute I really thought you saw a shark attack.

Posted by: Anonymous on December 16, 2007 06:13 PM

I have always wanted to take that drive... minus the throw-up of course!

Posted by: min on December 16, 2007 09:50 PM

i didn't know we were calling it PCH now, but Susan and I drove from San Fran to Portland on it last year and it was indeed one of the most beautiful drives I've ever taken.

I'd recommend it to everyone.

Posted by: jaysonjaz on December 17, 2007 11:17 AM

And, I hope you NEVER get attacked by a shark, Jase. But I am glad you got to see one in captivity...

Posted by: Jessica on December 17, 2007 11:28 AM

2010 we should go to the world cup in South Africa and then go swimming with sharks, in one of those metal cages.

Posted by: paul on December 18, 2007 05:32 PM

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