Monthly Archives: December 2010

1212, 2010

Making a Shift….in Life on the North Shore of Oahu

By |December 12th, 2010|Environmental Concerns|0 Comments

Making a shift in life is easiest when something out of your control happens which forces you to move in a new direction.  While this can be unpleasant at first,  it does  provide opportunities to experience and learn things that could have passed you by.  For me the most recent shift came when my twin sister bought me a vita mix blender for my birthday.  My mother actually made us both buy one for each other.  Some birthday present – $300 later.  While it’s way to much to pay for a blender, try mixing fresh kale, collards, bananas, papayas,  frozen organic blueberries,  yogurt, flax seed oil and ice…Yummy, yummy and more yum.  Now you have the prefect almost raw food diet ever.  I started drinking a  daily blender full of these green smoothies back in September of this year and wow!  My memory has gotten better, my skin has improved, my moods are  more stable (I also stopped drinking coffee) and my energy level is great.  Lucky for me the North Shore is not only the surfing capitol of the world is also the “bread basket of Oahu” meaning it is made up of thousands of acres of some of […]

312, 2010

North Shore Surf Scene Secrets

By |December 3rd, 2010|Musings, North Shore Surf Scene Secretes|0 Comments

Surfs been super small….especially compared with the 10 plus 20ft swells the North Shore surf community enjoyed last Winter….No problem for the North Shore Surf Girls, we can teach surfing on small or big days because we know all the secret spots on the North Shore….Speaking of secrets there’s been some talk on the blogs about how the surfing world protects each other….this is very true…sometimes, well actually often me and my girlfriends laugh so hard at the reality of what’s “really going on” on the North Shore that is.  Mostly it’s just funny, funny stuff and some pretty classic moments too! For me the longer I live this life of surfing everyday the more I feel an obligation to try to make the world and our community a better place….Because I’ve found if you take the time to look under the water out here you will find a lot of Aloha.