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High Wind and Rain Advisory

High Wind and Rain Advisory

Posted on Apr 27, 2014

We are water logged in Haiku. The rain beats up against the house and the wind tears at our dreams. My gear swims in the back of my truck and the damp seeps into everything. Waking spring time winds feels something like waking up a sleeping fire breathing dragon. It has come back with such force, howling to the moon kind of gales,  storming through the...

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Palm Trees & Wind

Palm Trees & Wind

Posted on Apr 7, 2014

April bring back the winds with such force my limbs are nearly snapped in half as my over powered up sail rips me through a bottom turn and into a mad race for the lip.  It’s windsurfing season and the trees are shaking. Gone is the gorgeous winter of pumping glassy surf and lazy beach days under palm trees. Runs have been replace by daily visits to...

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