Tag Archives: SUP

Hello 2013

One week into 2013 already. Life has been keeping me busy, but in a good way. We took a two-week road trip in our new twenty-five year-old Westfalia Vanagon (Eddie) up the coast of California and into Oregon then back … Continue reading

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Family Vacation at Lake Powell

Lake Powell trips used to be a fairly regular occasion for us as kids, but now that we’re all older and busier, we go several years between trips. Our last trip was in 2004 so the cousins had been in … Continue reading

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Award-winning SUPper

I medaled in my first ever SUP race! If you can count a plastic champagne glass (with a heart) as a medal, and if you can consider it a race even though I was the only racer. Kai Elua (another … Continue reading

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Isn’t she lovely?

She finally arrived! I’ve named her Poni (poni is purple in Hawaiian, plus now I can say I’m going to ride my Poni). I got a call from Uncle John (of Trueline Custom Surfboards) on Thursday night letting me know … Continue reading

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CatchSUP

This picture is from mid-December, the last time I saw my SUP. Shortly after this, Uncle John came down with pneumonia and had to take a break from, well, everything. He’s doing much better now and amongst the busy holidays … Continue reading

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Refugio, Ocean SUP, Relaxation

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The birth of my SUP

Uncle John picked up my blank today! Let the mowing begin! Meanwhile, I’ve been busy SUPping around Mission Bay and San Diego Bay. Clarke and I went out three days in a row last week. Instead of shopping on Black … Continue reading

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Around the Island

Clarke and I took today’s lunchbreak to SUP around the vacation island. 2.15 miles (give or take, there was lots of back and forth today). It was a nice sunny day, but the wind had kicked by lunchtime. Before we … Continue reading

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WasSUP!?

I’ve discovered a new passion…stand up paddling (SUP). My first attempt was about a year and a half ago. Clarke and I were at Ikuna Koa’s Menehune Camp and everyone was taking turns on the SUP boards. It was so … Continue reading

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