Oh honey it’s just a wave

Yesterday I got back in the water for the first time in two weeks.  Pretty much every time I walk into the ocean with my surfboard, I feel intimidated.  Yesterday I paused on the sand and did some yoga stretches before paddling out (probably should have done more as my neck and shoulders are a…

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On being seen

I’ve always been on the short side of normal height.  I never had a growth spurt where I was the tall kid for a few months.  As a result, I’ve always seen myself as small.  I used to feel self conscious about the size of my feet and hands.  I got my mother’s long fingers…

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Relax into it

I’m thinking about times and seasons today.  These natural transitions of seasons are like embedded mileposts marking my progress through time.  I am home sick in bed today with some terrible bronchitis/walking pneumonia concoction.  It’s not very often I have a day to lie in bed and the company of my pillows, the sunshine and…

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