Lunchtime Photo

When I first looked at this picture after transferring it to my PC, I couldn’t figure out what it was. What were those two odd buildings in the distance? I didn’t recognize them at all

Then I zoomed in a bit and realized they weren’t buildings at all. They’re oil tankers moored off the coast with the northern end of Catalina Island Palos Verdes peninsula in the distance. How about that?

March 29, 2019 — Orange, California

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