Boogie Boarder

Blue July #Squares: Surf’s Up in Hilo

I caught these young surfers shredding waves on Hilo Bay last January. Three boys and one girl surf and boogie board on a warm winter’s day. It was a school holiday; the temps were warm and who wouldn’t surf if they could? Even more amazing was how they managed to dodge the large lava rock …

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The silence of nature is very real...

False Alarms and the Silence of Leisure Spaces

In early January, my husband and I spent a glorious week in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. The Silence of Leisure Spaces We spent several days exploring the nearby beaches and waterfalls just enjoying the sounds of nature. We sat and ate our lunch in silence and simply enjoyed the show the surfers …

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Board meeting

Mandatory Board Meeting

While vacationing in Baja Sur, Mexico, we visited Vela Windsports in Los Barrilles. On the beach was this configuration of surfboards. Nothing says Harmony like a beach board meeting. I would volunteer to be the chairperson of this meeting. Before I retired from the daily grind, it seemed there were endless meetings. My least favorites were …

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