Category Archives: Surfing Life

Surf Report: Santa Monica Remains The Home of the Homeless, But The City Is Determined to Solve This Crisis

    5:45 AM – Santa Monica, CA – My bed is warm and cozy this morning, and I feel extra grateful for this seemingly ordinary comfort as it’s a cold 53 degrees outside where nearly a thousand people are … Continue reading

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Travel Surf Report: 72 Hours In Park City

Steve La Rue’s annual trek to Park City, Utah does not disappoint! Good snow, sunny skies, outdoor firepits and hot tubs, and bourbon. The Brothers La Rue return to the Wasatch. Continue reading

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Surf Report: Man Seeks Coffee Shop

          Santa Monica, CA — Local Man Seeks Area Coffee Shop. Must Open Early (Surfers Hours!)  Coffee Should Be Strong! Discounted Prices For Regulars A+ Please Respond In Comments Section Below If Your Shop Is Available … Continue reading

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Surf Report: What’s To Eat In Your Earthquake Kit? (Now is a Good Time to Stock Up on Beefaroni)

Santa Monica, CA — The current LA Heatwave and the years of being reminded that Los Angeles is in the Hot Zone that is way overdue for a major quake has started me thinking about Earthquake Preparedness. I have a … Continue reading

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Surf Report: An American (Surfer) in Paris – Epilogue

Paris was always worth it and you received return for whatever you brought to it. —  Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast Paris — The month-long stay has come to a close.  That last bottle of Red Wine has been drunk and … Continue reading

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Surf Report: An American (Surfer) In Paris – Part 3

    Week Three: In The Groove Paris — I have got it together now. Am getting up early. Am going for walks along The Seine. Paris sleeps in. Those red wine comas have that effect on ya. This river … Continue reading

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An American (Surfer) In Paris – Continued

             Day 10: My Feet Are Killing Me. Paris — I live at the beach in Santa Monica, CA, so when I think about going on holiday, I don’t want to go to the beaches … Continue reading

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Surf Report: An American (Surfer) in Paris

     The Pacific Ocean is still really cold.  There has been very little surf all Winter.  So, while the Spring winds warm the water, I am off on holiday in search of Friends, Fromage, and A Moveable Feast. Day … Continue reading

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Surf Report: Another Mother’s Day, Another Onslaught of Emails Asking You To Buy Stuff (Which Is Annoying When Your Mom Is Dead!)

Paris, France — For the last several weeks, the emails have been arriving fast and furious urging me to not forget to buy something for Mom. Take Mom to Brunch! Buy Mom Some Flowers! It’s Not Too Late to Celebrate … Continue reading

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Surf Report: California Dreamin’ On A Winter’s Day – Series To Binge, Books To Revisit, and Photos for That Inevitable Surf Memoir

Santa Monica, CA — I never realized just how much writing I did at my local coffee shop on Main Street, which has been closed for two months, and that’s exactly how long it’s been since my last Post.  Yikes. … Continue reading

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