Monday, June 28, 2010


southwind eddy, negative low tide and lot`s of work today kept me onshore all day. The swell was dropping fast this afternoon.( Rick Griffin artwork just because...)
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Sunday, June 27, 2010

TS Celia

Swell everywhere today, I surfed the point with 100 others 
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Friday, June 25, 2010

bring it....

OK, its been summer for at least 3-4 days now, bring on the south swells and lose the spring south winds. It has been a bad few days for surf, I go down at dawn looking for that SE swell to sneak in but nothing yet
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Tuesday, June 22, 2010


I had a pretty good time just riding glassy HB shorebreak today, there wasn`t much surf anywhere else and it was good aqua-therapy for me. School`s out soon so get your mellow days in before the waves are swarming with school kids/ school teachers. 
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Sunday, June 20, 2010

fathers day

Soft and crumbly again but I went out anyway because that was how I wanted to start Fathers day. I was grateful to be able to paddle out and enjoy the new day, grateful for my father, grateful for the kids and wife who`ve made me a father, grateful for so much. Thanks Lord 
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Saturday, June 19, 2010


I`ve been kind of frustrated this week, south winds and weak swells have come together to create less than ideal surf. I`ve wanted to surf for many reasons (it`s fun, it relieves work -related stress, it`s exercise, etc. etc.) but the conditions have been so marginal that I can`t justify the time as well spent, so I just go back to the responsibilities I was trying to get relief from , maybe tomorrow will be better. 
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Wednesday, June 16, 2010


Our surf was not like this today, southwind hack again. This shot is from the Pt. Mugu contest last August.
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Monday, June 14, 2010

monday morning

I got away from work for some surf today, still pretty walled but glassy grey, short-sleeve springer ,fun section kind of day 
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Sunday, June 13, 2010

Sunday 6/13

The south wind finally backed off and it was glassy grey this morning. Got into the water early and surfed a couple hours. The shape wasn`t great but it was warm, glassy fun. Thank you Lord for the great start to the day! 
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Friday, June 11, 2010

just work

Another morning surf messed up by the south wind, stronger this morning than the last few days. I`ve wanted to surf every day this week but just worked instead, as the coastal eddy has ruffled things up all week. Maybe tomorrow....
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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Haiti Outreach video

The agency we worked with last month put out this video, the construction our team did is featured a few minutes in. The video is kind of long but shows a great example of the work being done in Haiti

Haiti Outreach Ministries - Promo from Nathan Lee on Vimeo.

Monday, June 7, 2010

More from Haiti 2010

I`ve been back from Haiti just over a week now, and the impact is fading. I become numb to the things I saw and feelings I had as the "day to day" pay the mortgage- find more work- what`s for dinner routine takes over.The God who was so present a week ago becomes less visible to me because I`m not looking for him like I was last week.

Sunday, June 6, 2010


Didn`t look like much from shore, but the surf was surprisingly fun. It got better as the tide dropped and water felt spring-suitable. Summer is only 2 weeks away. 
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Saturday, June 5, 2010

Sat. south wind

Didn`t go out this morning, cold and crumbly- I was tired and lazy 
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Friday, June 4, 2010

Friday afternoon

Nice afternoon to end the work week, I think I`ll go down after dinner for a sunset surf. 
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Thursday, June 3, 2010

down day

No work means no income today but on the bright side- there is time to surf and a south swell rolling. Every cloud has it`s "silver-lining" 
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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Haitian homebuilding

More shots from last weeks work trip
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