Went to the celebration of Hansen’s 50th year at the California Surf Museum in Oceanside California with Sam Cody. Don Hansen founded the Hansen Surfboard shop in 1961, It became San Diego’s largest surf shop with more than 1600 square feet of retail space. This was a great event with good food, drink and music and a great opportunity to meet old surf contacts from the years past. Steve Grill was here from Kauai and had many great stories to tell about my mom who was an ocean rebel and know by most of the local surfers. Was was able to have a long conversation with Larry Gordon of Gordon & Smith Surfboards. Six special historic Hansen shaped boards were auctioned off bringing some money to the surf museum. Sam Cody did the pin line art work on the boards and is well respect for his attention to detail and high quality work. If you have the time it is worth a afternoon trip to visit this historic museum which is only a few blocks away from the Oceanside Museum or Art. The museum is located at 312 Pier View Way, Oceanside CA. 92054 • 760-721-6876 • surfmuseum.org
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Yosemite National Park on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain is filled with rare local geologic formations carved by glacier activity leaving a dramatic canyon and steep grant walls. As the seasons alter the lighting the park has become a photographers testing ground. My trip with David...
BACK TO THE BRISTLECONES
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Dave King and I had out annual Back to the Bristlecones adventure with some students and friends. I traveled with Mike Uriell and Shelly Brinton, AKA. the mountain goat. We stop pen the old mining town of Randsburg on Hwy 395 on the way north to catch some morning lingering...
SUPER LOW TIDE
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Got up at 4 am to see the low tide at the Scripps pier in La Jolla. It was dark and cloudy and the moon was not shining through the cloud layer as I had hoped for this morning. The tide was so low it was possible to walk out...
ADVENTURES IN SAND & DIRT
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As an adjunct to David King's class (http://ndktravels.wordpress.com/) my friend Mike Uriell and I went to Death Valley. Mike had never been there before so it was a first time adventure, for him and it turned out to be complicated too.
The drive to Baker...
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