Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Retro Fish Video: 2

This week has been weightlessly wonderful and overwhelmingly heavy all at the same time. 
I had this dream last night where I was in my own little cove surfing warm turquoise waves that broke perfectly over and over again. I was by myself, but I felt like someone was watching me, even though I couldn't see who. The place reminded me of Never Never Land, where nothing ever changed. Sometimes I think I'd be ok with that, even though I'm pretty sure I wouldn't. 
Am I being obscure enough? Don't worry, (not that you were), I will tell the real story later. 
Until then, here is a video Scott and I spent some time making this week. The waves in it remind me of the ones from that dream.




A little background: 
Scott hand-shaped and glassed this board for me in the spring of 2009 as a surprise for my birthday. It is a very flat board that goes fast, with a big tail that glides through turns (when I surf it right, of course). It has no leash and I have to swim to get it more often than I'd like to admit. But it's good. A fall here and there keeps me on my toes and reminds me that I'm not incapable of mistakes.  
Of all the boards I own, I couldn't live without this one. It was made with love. 

6 comments:

  1. Cool video. That is really sweet that your hubby did that for you. So cool. I like that your video has the Black Keys playing!

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  2. I love this video and post. Your content is so creative!

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  3. So sweet! Love that your hubby put so much time and love into something he knew you would cherish! I'm with you...sometimes I wish things would never change, but I know that I would be fitful if that wish ever came true. God knows what we need, and what we can handle.

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  4. I find it fascinating to watch the surfing. I want to try it so bad! If I could get ONE good run out of a lot I would be content. :)

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  5. Love watching someone else do what they love. Especially when it's so foreign to me as surfing is. Hope everything that's 'heavy' turns out okay!

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  6. "Of all the boards I own, I couldn't live without this one. It was made with love." You guys are the sweetest! I personally think thoughtful home-made gifts are the best kind.

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