Patrolling the Dawn, Vol. 2

February 25, 2016 // Dana Point, California // Off-shore winds lightly rattled my windows while crawling out of bed and rubbing my puffy eyes to the sound of a 5:30 a.m. alarm. My board was already tucked in my car the night before, just needed to throw my wetsuit in the trunk, in case I…

Product Review: Avasol Sunscreen

Winter is upon us and besides this intro already sounding like a Game of Thrones quote, it’s still essential to put on your best armor against that shiny ball in the sky. During the cooler months, we often forget ¬†the sun is still strong enough to eventually turn our cute mugs into a texture reminiscent…

Recipe: Pumpkin Ice Cream

It’s officially fall! …Right? Despite the fact that where I live the air temp still pushes towards the triple digits, I find myself in the fall mood. Somehow soups and casseroles or anything involving additional heat just doesn’t feel right…literally. Though the closest thing we have to a leaf color change is due to California’s…

An October Throwback

All-time destruction engulfs California while a fall swell lights up the coast—-never has it been more selfish to be a surfer. The cause? Consistent Santa Ana winds blowing at speeds of 85 miles an hour out of the east in addition to drought conditions and some jerk with a pyro-fantasy. October 2007 saw a massive…

Central American Daydreams

While the work day spins madly on, at times, there is a need to catch up on personal mental sanity as the work week ends. A light sparks when a¬†Surfer Magazine link files into my surf news feed about an ambiguous Central American break that is near and dear to yours truly. While my¬†feet huddle…