Paddling for Position

playa guiones

When most people think about surfing, they think about riding a wave. But surfing is more than just standing up on a surfboard and maybe doing some cool turns and maneuvers. You can have all the technical skills in the world — paddling, standing up, turns — but if you don’t actually put yourself in […]

Gone Surfing

nosara

Hola. I’ve gone surfing this week – literally and figuratively. I’m taking some time to hang out with my family while my boys are on spring break. We’ve retreated to the jungle to play on the beach in Costa Rica. We traveled back to the spot where Ed and I were first hooked on surfing. It […]

Being Afraid. Being Brave.

Hawaii ocean

I learned to surf about three years ago. Actually, it was largely the reason why I started this blog. There was something that was unleashed when I learned to surf. There’s something about the ocean that soothes and calms me while also terrifying me at times. Like running and yoga, my experiences in the water […]