Blogs : Travel

Return from LA (five miles above the deck)

posted in Blog, Creation, Life in General, Travel | Saturday, July 24th, 2010

From a window seat at 30,000 feet, I look down at the work of God and man, amazed. Scattered sun-lit clouds cast blue-black shadows on the red soil and green vegetation, neatly divided into the squares and circles of agricultural design. Tree-lined paths of water twist and squirm through the patchwork grid. Tiny white rectangles [...]

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Dolphins, Surfers, & the Maker of Both

posted in Blog, Creation, Poetry & Writing, Surfing/Wave Riding, Travel | Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Grabbed my camera and my Bible this morning and went for a walk on the beach. The cool breeze and the lack of humidity was a welcome change from the sweltering heat back home in Atlanta. Having grown up along the South Florida coast, I love the beach and I miss it all the time. [...]

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The Wedge

posted in Blog, Photography, Surfing/Wave Riding, Travel | Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Okay, right off the bat, this was THE most fun I’ve ever had watching and photographing wave riding! Ever. It even trumps yesterday when I was watching and shooting ridiculously long and perfect overhead barrels peeling down the beach at Malibu (solid second place). I’ve known about the Wedge since I was a teenager and [...]

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Night Walk at Vogel

posted in Blog, Creation, Design, Travel | Monday, July 5th, 2010

I went for a walk tonight. About ten o’clock, the loosely observed curfew time at Vogel State Park. I’ve been coming here since I was a small child – forty-something years now. For many summers we made the annual trek from South Florida and now it’s only a two hour drive from our home in [...]

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