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Last Surf

July 10th, 2010 · 240 Comments · Uncategorized

Wednesday morning surfed a river mouth in Mexico, the only one out for the first hour of daylight, soft rain on glassy water, the mountains shrouded, pelicans gliding by in pairs wingtips a feather’s breadth off the water. A dark stirring a few feet away and then—a sea turtle’s head out of the water, to […]

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Mexican Surf and the Oil Spill

June 29th, 2010 · 194 Comments · Uncategorized

Spent a week in Louisiana, at the Unified Command Center, where the Coast Guard and BP and NOAA and scores of other agencies are frantically trying to contain the spill and save animals and the marsh–then out to the coast. Devastating. Remote beaches unprotected and oiled; herons, egrets, pelicans coated with no help in sight. […]

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The KOOK Barnstormer Book Tour

June 8th, 2010 · 253 Comments · Uncategorized

Welcome to my website.  I’ll be posting updates here.  Now on the Louisiana Gulf Coast, covering the oil spill for Men’s Journal.  I’ll be back soon. * * KOOK Barnstormer Book Tour Please come join the launch KOOK: What Surfing Taught Me About Love, Life, and Catching the Perfect Wave July 13th, Tattered Cover LODO, […]

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