Friday, February 3, 2012

Day 250 - Feb. 2, 2012

lifeguard tower 26 - Ocean Park, Santa Monica CA
trash collected for 20 min.
1.5 pounds collected
936 pounds total

Cirque Du Soleil is in Santa Monica with their new show, OVO. Some friends and I have been discussing when to go. Heal the Bay just released on its site that Cirque is sponsoring 5 field trips (busing and all to and from schools) during their stay in our city to the HTB Aquarium. And every Sunday in Feb. you can go to the Heal the Bay Aquarium at the Santa Monica Pier for FREE courtesy of Cirque. Okay, I'm definitely getting tickets to see OVO. 

Ever wonder what a balloon popping underwater sounds like? No? Me neither. But there is a very cool website that records the underwater world, and then lets us listen. The U.S. Navy isn't too thrilled. Check out Humpback Whale song, and even the eerie sound of the Japanese Earthquake rumbling across the sea floor as it conquered the tsunami at

Night 250's beach cleanup was just the way I like it. I picked up a shell, thinking it was styrofaom only to discover my happy mistake and throw it back onto the sand. A great beach cleanup would be finding nothing. A good one is mistaking a shell for trash and then carrying on my way, walking more than bending.