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Light Wind Caresses

Light Wind Caresses

Posted on May 25, 2014

With May came a quick trip to Canada to enjoy spring flowers and the first tickles of a mainland summer. Big open blue skies, sea breezes and a new bounce in everyones footsteps. In between running clinics, photo shoots and visiting family I enjoyed some much desired quiet time painting and finishing up personal projects. The month comes to an end with our...

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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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Flowing Patterns and Full Circles

Flowing Patterns and Full Circles

Posted on Mar 29, 2014

Winter migrations come full circle…  Humpback activity dwindles signaling the beginning of Spring. It’s the time of the year when everyone heads back to their summer grounds…There is a vacuum like hole where the whales used to be. I’m actually shocked to think the season is already over. I feel like I only just wrote last week how happy I...

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Born in Pisces

Born in Pisces

Posted on Mar 1, 2014

Birthdays bring up the subject of getting older but I decided a long time ago that I’m never going to let something as silly as aging get in the way of my youth. February adds one more year to my age but more importantly it brings me a zillion more beautiful experiences, wild moments, learning disasters and radiant bursts of love. This month has also...

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