The Tide Pool

Summertime Blues: A Surfer Outside the Comfort Zone

A question I've asked myself my whole life: "What the heck do people who don't surf do?" Tanning in the sand has never been appealing to me. I lay down for about 2 minutes before getting all antsy and have to get up and move around. The life and mind of a surfer is just…

Finding Home: A Launch Pad for the Roamer at Heart

Today, I find myself sitting in a laundr-o-mat and thinking about the long-term. Here, in this little plaza on the seaside I've always called home, I reflect on the experiences I've had, and the ones that are yet to come. Fortunate for the home base I've had, it's strange to feel ready for a new…