Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Fall 2010

Beautiful fall day, goodbye Summer , hello autumn skies 
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Monday, September 27, 2010

double dip

I declared it "too hot to work" sent the guys home at lunch and went down for a second session. This morning was fun, afternoon was better
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morning glory

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Sunday, September 26, 2010

Sunday 9/26

"This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it..."
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Friday, September 24, 2010


Very nice sunrise, very little surf
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Thursday, September 23, 2010

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first day of fall

Finally , a sunny day, warm air ,no wind and a little west swell at the pier. I didn`t go out because my board was at least 2' too short but it was pleasant to sit and watch before getting back to work.
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Wednesday, September 22, 2010


Nice waves but not here, slow, weak and dribbly at our beaches.
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Bernie- Takes money from investors with the promise that the money will be invested and made available to them later.
Soc.S.- Takes money from wage earners with the promise that the money will be invested in a "Trust Fund" and made available later.

Instead of investing the money Madoff spends it on nice homes in theHamptons and yachts.
Instead of depositing money in a Trust Fund the politicians use it for general spending and vote buying.

When the time comes to pay the investors back Madoff simply uses some of the new funds from newer investors to pay back the older investors.
When benefits for older investors become due the politicians pay them with money taken from younger and newer wage earners to pay the geezers.

When Madoff's scheme is discovered all hell breaks loose. New investors won't give him any more cash.
When Social Security runs out of money they simply force the taxpayers to send them some more.

Bernie Madoff is in jail.
Politicians remain in Washington .
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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

more fog-wind

Another gloomy grey day with sideshore wind blowing early. I had hoped to surf but was best off just working. 
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Monday, September 20, 2010


Finally back in town, jobsite 2 blocks from the beach so got to catch a few after the fog lifted, called it an early lunch. 
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Friday, September 17, 2010

more Friday

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close out the week

Finished a long hot weeks work inland, so pleased to see smooth seas when I got back in town. Mainly walled south at the mid-streets but it felt so good. 
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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Cool afternoon

Worked inland all week, hot and dry, checked the beach after cool and nice. The swell is filling in, I may get some at daybreak tomorrow. 
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Tuesday, September 14, 2010


Here`s Daily B doing his thing. I`ve been working inland this week and unable to even check the surf early . 
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Sunday, September 12, 2010


Day of rest, not much surf, take it easy and count the blessings. 
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Saturday, September 11, 2010

9.11.01 - United flt. 93

My life is pretty soft and not much is asked of me, my biggest decision most days is what to have for dinner. Today as I read again the actions of the passengers of Flt #93 9 years ago I cried. It amazes me and makes me proud of a group of strangers who found themselves in an unimaginable situation , coalesced into a team and fought back against their hijackers, who intended to fly their plane into the nation`s Capitol.I don`t know how I`d have reacted when faced with that kind of decision, but I thank God for the 45 passengers on Flt.#93 that day.

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Mark Bingham, 31, of San Francisco owned a public relations firm, the Bingham Group. He called his mother, Alice Hoglan, 15 minutes before the plane crashed and told her that the plane had been taken over by three men who claimed to have a bomb. Hoglan said her son told her that some passengers planned to try to regain control of the plane. "He said, 'I love you very, very much, ' " Hoglan said.

Thomas E. Burnett Jr., 38, of San Ramon, California, was a senior vice president and chief operating officer of Thoratec Corp., a medical research and development company, and the father of three. He made four calls to his wife, Deena, from the plane. Deena Burnett said that her husband told her that one passenger had been stabbed and that "a group of us are going to do something." He also told her that the people on board knew about the attack on the World Trade Center, apparently through other phone calls.

Jeremy Glick, 31, from West Milford, New Jersey, called his wife, Liz, and in-laws in New York on a cell phone to tell them the plane had been hijacked, Joanne Makely, Glick's mother-in-law, told CNN. Glick said that one of the hijackers "had a red box he said was a bomb, and one had a knife of some nature," Makely said. Glick asked Makely if the reports about the attacks on the World Trade Center were true, and she told him they were. He left the phone for a while, returning to say, "The men voted to attack the terrorists," Makely said.

Todd Beamer, 32, was from Cranbury, New Jersey. "Let`s roll!"

Friday, September 10, 2010


sun out, no wind at all, very little swell but such a nice day that I just had to go out for the mental health of it all. 
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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Art treasures lifted from the net. Technology rocks.
no surf again today, and I`m working right on the sand in Sunset Beach. Maybe tomorrow??
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Wednesday, September 8, 2010