I imagine that Aloha would have offered photos and memorabilia
regarding her time with the "Wanderwell Expeditions", which she led
with her erstwhile husband Walter Wanderwell. Together they owned a
schooner called the "Carma" which was berthed at Newport Beach.
Would it be possible to have have someone check the library's
holdings for anything Aloha Baker may have submitted?
Wonderful area to visit - especially if you are a flat-lander from
Nebraska! I took many pleasing pictures in just a few hours on a
beautiful October day 2007. You can view them at:
Say, I watch your webcam daily while at work. I live in Phoenix
and enjoy visiting Balboa many times each year. About a week ago,
the camera at the ferry dock has been moved to the left. I can't
see the ferry loading and unloading, which was interesting. Can
you tilt it back to the right a little bit? Thanks.
Bob Borg Phoenix, AZ
Gosh! I just had to respond to your photo of
Art's Landing. As a kid, my father used to take me out deep sea
fishing and he would always treat me to a hot chocolate from the
cafe before we'd board the boat. The photo brought back great
memories. It's exactly as I remember it. Thanks for the good
I'm trying to find the artist who sits outside
the fun zone during the summer and does caricature drawings of
And my husband would love to know if anyone has Hidi's salsa
It was nice meeting you the other day... I'm trying to find a guy
who is about to paddle to Catalina and back someone in a boat to
follow him, at least part way. His story is on my website
and I contacted the O.C. Register, and his story is on the front
page of today (Thursday's) and tomarrow's (Friday) front page. If
you know of anyone in your end of town that could help this guy
out, please get ahold of me.
All the best