Category Archives: Surfing Life

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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Style Surf Report: Rafael Nadal Rocks Fashion (And Business) Both On And Off The Court — Vamos!

Santa Monica, CA — This week, the tennis world slides into Paris and the terre battue of Roland Garros, aka, The French Open.  And as you know, dear Readers, when I’m not surfing, I am most likely playing Tennis. Rafael Nadal, a … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day…

If you need me, I’ll be at the pool.  

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Surf Report: Mother’s Day Is A Day To Get Creative When Mom Has Exited Stage Right…How I Handle A Difficult Day

Santa Monica, CA – Just got an email from Peets Coffee alerting me that today is the Last Day to Order Mother’s Day Gifts with Free Shipping! There is no Reply function available to this email, but if there were, … Continue reading

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Beach Surf Report: Something’s Wild Across from Annenberg Beach House in Santa Monica

Santa Monica , CA — Across the Bike Path from the Annenberg Community Beach House in North Santa Monica, is a non-descript, enclosed section of beach adjacent to an unused lifeguard tower not yet ready for Summer. There’s no Signage. To … Continue reading

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Food Surf Report: Celebrating Nowruz, Persian New Year and Seasonal Cooking at Spring in DTLA

Santa Monica, CA —  On Monday of this past week, I had painful Gum Surgery. By Friday, I had my first real meal in days, and it was outstanding. When the Universe (or rather, your public radio station) offers you a complimentary … Continue reading

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Style Surf Report: Dressing Like Roger Federer, Mens Tennis’ G.O.A.T, Will Set Ya Back A Pretty Penny On or Off The Court

Santa Monica, CA — When I am not surfing, I love to play tennis, and it’s one of the very few sports I consistently watch on TV. This past week, the world’s best players showcased the sport in Key Biscayne … Continue reading

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Surf Report: Make Your Next Business Trip A Road Trip And Free Your Cluttered Mind

      Dallas, Texas — Holed up at charming Starbucks across from the SMU campus during a rainstorm, which to me, is a lovely way to start the 18th day of a 21-day Road Trip across these United States. I … Continue reading

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Surf Report: Costa Rica Draws Storytellers From Around The World For Forward/Story Writers Lab

           Nosara, Costa Rica — The producers of Forward/Story, which is in part underwritten by Columbia University, invited me to join them and 19 other Storytellers for a 4-day curated residential writer’s lab to explore the future(s) of Storytelling. Presentations … Continue reading

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