National Geographic : 1952 Dec
© National Geographlic Society + A Water Sprite Skims the Waves on a Narrow Sea Ski Pacific waters here are ideal for skiing, aquaplaning, surfboard riding, deep-sea fishing, and surf casting. British-born Mia Macklin Vietor (shown above and below) depends only on a hand-clasped rope and one narrow ski to keep her balance. Y Cisco, a Pet Parrot, Tries to Nip the Hand That Feeds Him La Jolla boasts: "This is a splendid place for elderly people and their parents." The saying neglects to mention progressive young townspeople, of whom Mr. and Mrs. John A. Vietor, Jr., are examples. Both are active in civic enterprises.