Ahhhhhh, relaxing with the Beacon. Steve and Susi Aldridge, formerly of Ocean Beach, recently entertained Brent and Sandra Young (of OB), along with Sam and Judy Wurtzbacher (formerly of Ocean Beach) at their Black Dog Lodge on Lake Inez, Montana. Susi is head chef and a water ski instructor while Steve is maintenance supervisor and activities director at the lodge. This was also the first trip of many for recently retired Judy and Sam, who spent a combined
70 years working for the local YMCA.
Catie Hanna celebrated her wedding to Chris Blentzas in September at the National Tropical Botanical Garden in Kauai, Hawaii, along with longtime Point Loma residents Rob and Leslie Hanna, Jeff and Radmila Fulton, Matt and Lori Roth, and Don and Debbie Clauson. The Beacon didn’t have a role in writing the couple’s vows.
Jef Fitzgerald, Carol Fitzgerald and Michelle Dose take the Beacon along during a visit to Spouting Horn in Kauai, Hawaii. Carol is a spry 93 years of age.
From left, Tate McKay, Christina Gilmore, Kerry McKay and Sam McKay take their favorite hometown newspaper along on a trip to Spain and France. The family, which has lived in Ocean Beach for 17 years, followed the Tour de France in Provence and the Alps. They are shown here in front of the Barcelona Cathedral.
Matias Rico of Ocean Beach flew to Nairobi, Kenya to visit his daughter and family. While there, he took a safari side trip to see the crossing of the wildebeest on the Mara River. Here he shows off his Beacon as the wildebeest frantically jump across the river.
Jim, Roxanne, Holden and Emerson Prine of Loma Portal spent time this summer visiting the New England states, stopping here at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse in Bristol, Maine for a photo with the Beacon.
Kim Gutierrez and Jorge Pires of Ocean Beach take their Beacon inside the Coliseum in Rome, Italy. Rome was the first stop of their Italian vacation before visiting Florence, Pisa and Venice.
Mike Conner and Judy Thompson enjoy the sun and their Beacon at Tunnels Beach on Kauai, Hawaii. The couple went to Kauai to celebrate their 10th anniversary and to renew their vows on Poipu Beach.
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