Category Archives: Surfing Life

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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Surf Report: Santa Monica’s Main Street Bids Farewell to Longtime Favorite Peet’s Coffee

         Santa Monica, CA — A friend of mine on Twitter recently asked that his followers (including me) to refrain from publishing photos of their Lattes in 2018 saying they all look the same. He’s got a … Continue reading

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Surf Report: 48 Hours in Park City, Utah

Park City, Utah — No better place to escape smoky California wildfires in December than this sleepy Silver Mining town that is better known for hosting the Sundance Film Festival in January, and for great skiing, of course. Like all … Continue reading

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Dallas Surf Report: Hidden History – A Room With THE View at SMU

Dallas, Texas — At my Alma Mater, Southern Methodist University (SMU), there is a Room with, hands down, the best view of the campus and of the Dallas skyline. And, it’s a 100-year-old Secret to most Mustangs. Welcome to the … Continue reading

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Surf Report: My First Job As The Weekend DJ for the Local Radio Station in Hodgenville, Kentucky — Radio Days, Indeed

Santa Monica, CA — Little known fact:  When I was 16 years old, my first job was working as the Weekend DJ at the local radio station in my hometown of Hodgenville, KY (pop. 2,500).  As it turns out, my first … Continue reading

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