East Coast Squirrels Quite Pleased with Forecast

East Coast Squirrels Quite Pleased with Forecast


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An exciting new development in East Coast surf forecasting. The mid-July Virginia Beach report has...

Lesson #13: Simple Surfer Bragging Etiquette

Lesson #13: Simple Surfer Bragging Etiquette


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Let’s be honest.  Trying not to brag to your friend about a fun surf session after he...

Lesson #7: How to drop in on a friend.

Lesson #7: How to drop in on a friend.


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The best way to drop in on a friend is to yell “Party wave!” right as you’re doing it....

Lesson #1: You are you.

Lesson #1: You are you.


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There’s no need to pretend.  You are you. You ate it on the wave of the day yesterday, for no...

Proudly looking out for the average surfer since a couple days ago.
Feb
2011
15

Lesson #15: Never underestimate the power of expensive surf equipment.

My friend Mike lamenting his disturbingly standard plastic fins.

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So it’s been awhile.  My apologies for the lack of posts recently.  A serious case of bronchitis is the unfortunate cause.  But now I am back in the land of the living, so to all 4.5 of you who have really been missing your daily dose of stupid surf-related insights, hold on to your hats! ...
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Jan
2011
21

Nope, We Are Not Above This…

Nope, We Are Not Above This…

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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again:  Squirrels are funny. Many thanks to my dear friend Andrew Montgomery, who probably does not want to be recognized for these. But let’s face it Andrew, the world needs this. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Tell a friend...
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Jan
2011
19

Weird Boards

Weird Boards

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Becoming highly respected as a surfer is a difficult task these days. On one hand people want to see the “modern ripper” and on the other, the classic waterman.  In other words, can you pull huge airs on hi-tech thrusters and then paddle out on something akin to a door and look just as stylish? ...
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Jan
2011
18

Lesson #14: Protecting Your Board From Your Non-Surfing Friends

Lesson #14: Protecting Your Board From Your Non-Surfing Friends

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As a rule, your friends who don’t surf will never understand how fragile your surfboard is. It’s not their fault. They just can’t. There are no exceptions. Next time you ask for help moving, do not let your friend Seth from Idaho carry your board out of the house. No good will likely come of ...
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Jan
2011
16

A (Fantastic) Booger Joke

Don't worry boogers.  You're still cool.

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No, not that kind of booger. The other kind, the kind that rides waves lying down.  Enjoy… So I was at 7-eleven the other night.  Had my boogie board in the back seat of my car and went in to get a coke.  But while I was waiting in line, I realized in a slight panic ...
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Jan
2011
14

A Love Letter To A Spammer

A Love Letter To A Spammer

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Okay, this is not actually a love letter.  It’s more like a DTR (“define the relationship”) with the folks at LearnEnglishWriting.com, who have spammed me with nonsense comments every single day since this blog was created.  Okay, it’s not entirely a DTR.  It’s also just a fun experiment to see if I can get them ...
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Jan
2011
13

East Coast Squirrels Quite Pleased with Forecast

East Coast Squirrels Quite Pleased with Forecast

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An exciting new development in East Coast surf forecasting. The mid-July Virginia Beach report has truly never looked so promising. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Tell a friend...
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Jan
2011
11

Lesson #13: Simple Surfer Bragging Etiquette

Lesson #13: Simple Surfer Bragging Etiquette

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Let’s be honest.  Trying not to brag to your friend about a fun surf session after he couldn’t make it is like trying not to name a beach vacation home some awful sea-pun like “Fant-A-Sea”, “Sandsational”, or “Life’s A Beach”. Though it is clearly morally reprehensible to do so, you really...
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Jan
2011
9

5 New Years Resolutions for Simple Surfers

5 New Years Resolutions for Simple Surfers

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It’s been more than a week since the first day of the new year which means, statistically speaking, that 100% of you have already managed to give up on your new years resolutions. Now, statistically speaking, that is depressing. But don’t let it get to you. We’ve got your shot at redemption right here! (To ...
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Jan
2011
7

First Comic: T-Rex Shredding (Of Course)

First Comic: T-Rex Shredding (Of Course)

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Of course we had to open up our new comic section with a dinosaur doing a backside lip bash.  That was a given.  Thank you to Travis Kesler for his brilliant artistry, truly capturing the heart of what it means to be a large prehistoric beast with a passion for wave-riding. Recommend on Facebook Tweet ...
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