Old Men and The Sea

In August 2014, my lifelong friend, Dave Radcliff, invited me to join a 20-plus-mile swim relay across Catalina Channel.  As it had never been attempted by 80-year-olds, we would set an international record.  I feared I wouldn’t measure up, but I accepted. Dave swam in the 1956 Olympics.  Our teammates, all Masters Swimmers, compete in…

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Carlsbad By The Sea Resident Takes “Alexa” for a Test Run

Enthusiasts were delighted that so many people (perhaps 40-50) attended the first meeting of the Carlsbad By The Sea Alexa Club last week.   Using the Amazon Echo or Dot has proved great fun and an enormous convenience for many of us, and sharing the latest “trick” we’ve discovered with our own use of “Alexa”…

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