Thursday, April 27, 2017

Kick out the Style bring back The Jam

Style Council show 1987, I actually went to this show. Kick out the Style bring back The Jam I say, but I had to see the Modfather in person. And Dee was lovely. And my date enjoyed herself, I was so stressed that she wouldn't.

"Kick out the Style" refers to the Style Council, it was a plea to Paul Weller to get back to ass-kicking badass form he was know for as the front man fort the Jam. Good thing he listened, his solo career was legit. He is the Modfather.

Right: Paul Weller, the Modfather himself.  It was around this period the Style Council began to sputter. At least the did it in mod splendour, and and they did it with the lovely Dee Cee Lee. She and Paul Weller were married for a long while after this. What can I say I'm a Jam snob.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Recent NH

Fun enough - by the time I got to shoot some pics the wind had come strong onshore.  Playing around with various lightroom effects.


Hot Windy Easter Sunday - trying new wider format.

Title just about says it all, so we'll see. In the meantime Easter Sunday was 88° with a hot dry blast. The water was tough to resist, even at 46°. What can I say I can't keep out of the water.
Looking SE Across Ipswich Bay, Andrews Pt., Lanesville,  Coffins Beach
Across the Essex River towards Essex, Conomo Point
Choate Island from Crane Beach
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Ella Fitzgerald's 100th birthday - Nice Tribute from the Smithsonian

Monday, March 27, 2017

Marking 10 years with my favorite surfboard.

It's been a decade to the day already! And 777 is still the flagship of the fleet. Mahalo, Tyler Surfboards!
A board for all seasons
777 Stylin' in Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter.  They'll paddle my ashes out on this. 

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Cold March Afternoon Waves

A strong and cold northeasterly wind blew out the usualy spots, but some spots worked well enough. Ocean temps have bottomed out at 38°. I'm really all set with struggling in all this thick rubber, and freezing my ass throughout the whole ordeal (shame on me, calling sacred surfing an ordeal - but it can be), maybe I'll get in the water tomorrow, because I was too damn cold to do it today, sorry. It's that time of year when we're all ready for a change to warmth. In the meantime enjoy the pics!
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Chuck Berry 1926-2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

Feb. thaw: very nice out here the past few days

Boston skyline lazes on horizon
She who ignores the surf report and goes with her gut gets the beach to herself
Dog Bar Breakwater
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Deep Thought for President's Day:

"The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present."
- Abraham Lincoln.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Crane Beach Winter Afternoon

It was a milder day for January in Massachusetts, and what was supposed to be just a quick stop became a pretty epic hike.
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