I got an email from my friendly neighborhood Ralph’s (part of the Kroger conglomerate) today and about it being the last day to submit a design for their reusable bags, where the winner would receive a $1,000 gift card to the store. I took a peek at the design submissions gallery and thought if people could submit half of those designs of random pictures and such, then why not submit something of my own. Who knows, right??
I picked this picture I took of a surfer contemplating the waves at The Wedge in Newport Beach, which is an old haunt of my friend John. The waves break too close to the rocks, so it’s more of a place to do boogie-boarding, skimming and body surfing. Since the ocean is negatively impacted by plastic bags, which is the reason for the plastic bag ban in Los Angeles, the adage to “respect the ocean” seemed to apply here in both situations.
Sadly, while I was able to get my design in for the submission period ending today, it doesn’t appear I’ll get much time to solicit votes and there’s no way to direct you specifically to my design. But the last I checked, for most recent submissions, I was on page 5…if you care to throw a vote my way.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained…right?