Monthly Archives: March 2011

Re-Imagine Your Coast

From Turner to Crotty by Kimball Taylor JMW Turner, a young painter who lived and worked two hundred years ago, was said to have himself tied to a ship’s mast during a raging storm so that he could experience the … Continue reading

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YouTube Killed the Secret Spot

Will your break endure the age of social networking? by Kimball Taylor It’s easy to marvel at the mysterious traffic of sand, especially during a season like the one we’ve just enjoyed on the West Coast. Our normally dormant rivers … Continue reading

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Father Joe’s Invitation (Return by Water Excerpt)

An Errant Surf-trip to Molokai’s Ancient Leper Colony by Kimball Taylor We saw a lot of graves. In fact, after Father Joseph picked us up from the grass airstrip at Kalaupapa, he drove along the road fronting the ocean. I … Continue reading

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Yancy Spencer 1950-2011

I spent a few days cruising around the Gulf Coast with Yancy Spencer III this past summer, and quickly came to admire him: insightful, accomplished, humble and straight forward. He died yesterday after a surf at Malibu. I want to … Continue reading

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Cultural Hand-Me-Downs

I don’t know how your 2011 resolutions are going, but I’ve long ago broken mine. And the beer I drank that first night, well, it tasted way better than before I made the resolution to stop drinking. Amidst all of … Continue reading

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