In 1971, my mother decided it would be fun to pick up and move the whole family to Australia. In March of that year she had heard some friends talking about the Australian consulate and some sort of program to bring workers to that country. By June, we were packed and heading to the airport. [...]
I think we need to take more family photos… especially at the beach!
21 Aug, 2009
Posted by: Neil In: family
Let me entertain you with our 2009 camping nightmare. This is a long read, but if you like feeling someone else’s pain, please take the time. Sit back, grab a beverage, and have a chuckle at my expense.
Through the pier Photo originally uploaded by dextr. Took this after my session… Getting better with the new camera. This is from the north side of the pier, looking through to the south side. I surfed northside, which was nice and clean, glassy surface. No crowd until about 6:45, and then it still wasn’t that [...]
Ahhh… nothing like a good combo swell (SW + NW) to get the crowd out to River Jetties in Newport. Super clean, glassy 3-5 foot this morning… with an occassional head-high clean-up set rolling through. Wind wasn’t as offshore as they predicted, but did help the shape. In the hour and fifteen minutes I was [...]