Last Sunday as the annular solar eclipse was making its way down the West Coast, I was surfing in Northern Baja, glancing up at a gloomy sky and wondering if we would get to see it at all. The eclipse was supposed to peak around 6:38 that evening, so at 6:15 we loaded into our […]

May 25 2012      7 comments     Linda Ly
Viajes   Vida

At the beach, life is different. A day moves not from hour to hour but leaps from mood to moment. We go with the currents, plan around the tides, follow the sun. We measure happiness by nothing we can hold… nothing we can catch. We want to [stretch] the days, distill the memories, make them […]

January 21 2012      1 comment     Linda Ly

Do I say thank you enough? Every time I get a new comment, every time I get a nice email or a tweet or a post from a follower, it makes me smile. Thank you. And the messages that really make my day are the ones from people who tell me how my blog has […]

December 31 2011      3 comments     Linda Ly

Looking back on these last 12 months, I’m astounded by how far my site has come along. On September 9 of this year, Garden Betty celebrated its first anniversary. We’re well past that, and still going strong!

December 30 2011      2 comments     Linda Ly
Aventuras   En La Casa   En La Cocina   Jardín   Noticias   Trabajo   Viajes   Vida

I slept in — waaaay in — and check-out was at noon…

November 4 2011      1 comment     Linda Ly

Who else enjoyed being outside on the longest day of the year yesterday? The extraordinary — and luckily, little-known — beaches are what I live for in my neighborhood… a five-minute drive down the hill and I’m as far removed from civilization as one can feel.

June 22 2011      2 comments     Linda Ly
Diversión   Vida

I watched the sun rise from my house…

June 3 2011      2 comments     Linda Ly