Full weekend. I showed drawings in my first art show, a benefit for the non-profit Surf for Life, (thanks to all who came out!), drove up to Mendocino to do interviews for an upcoming story on the redwoods, and made it back in time to catch the Cottontails rock the Riptide. Caught a few waves […]
Just saw the layout of my first children’s book. So psycched! Looks like the first one will go on sale in September (meaning, yes, there is a second). Here’s another sneak peak.
I had a dream the other night that I was watching Obama speak at a small cafe and he kept morphing into different people. I realized in the dream that it’s true what Obama says: a movement for change is made of all of us, not just one guy. Then I made this collage.
Back in August, 1992, William Finnegan wrote a classic profile in The New Yorker about Ocean Beach and big-wave surfer “Doc” Renneker. In the piece, he teases Doc for being so obsessed with the subtleties of surfboards. Unlike Renneker, Finnegan says he thinks strapping a dinner-plate onto a wooden plank would work sufficiently in the […]
It’s a very exciting day. We are finally beginning production on Saltwater Buddha: The film and you can view the pre-production trailer above. This is just the first stage — putting out the word and raising money — but I’m so grateful that the renowned and visionary film-makers at Nohoch Productions and Roberto Vezzone Films […]
My whole life I’ve put a huge mental barrier between urban and natural landscapes. But I’m trying to dissolve that barrier and see the that we humans with our crazy and beautiful inventions are part of nature, inseparable, and that the false barriers we put up are at the root of our environmental problems. Drawing […]
Thanks to everyone who donated to the Surf for Life school in El Cuco. We got a ton of work done and the school is almost finished. That said, we did get a little silly down there, exhibited by some of Holly Beck’s videos.
Some of the animals we’ve seen here. Our bungalow