Introduction to the BeachAlert Files

I’ve been promising to archive my BeachAlert files for what seems like a very long time to me.  Now I’m finally getting around to it. About ten years ago, BeachAlert was an occasional ezine I’d publish on an irregular basis after my almost-daily walks on the beach. I’d heard about negative ions and how they …

Coping With The Cult

Last night when I got home from the salon, I checked my Twitter account and found I had 587 followers.  I wanted to see how this compared with enturbulation’s followers.  He had 538 last time I checked. “Enturbulation” was making incendiary tweets based on lies and directing people to his blog — which was that …

BeachAlert File #11

People certainly are eager to get to the beach today.  Three of us line up to get into the parking lot when it opens at 5:40 a.m.  It’s still dark.  I park and wait.  The days when we go to the beach always turn out better than the others, don’t they. Suddenly, instead of being …