A great man is like a big wave: when you look back, you may perceive you’re not good enough to catch it.

  Nancy and I recently got some surf coaching via the San Diego Surf Ladies club. Once per month a surf coach jumps in the water with us and gives pointers as we surf. We then later meet up to discus the video of us surfing that someone else taped from shore (very cool and […]


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Surf Date Book Launch Party a Success!

Bird’s Surf SHED in San Diego was hopping onSummer Solstice 2012 when SurfDateBook launched their Kickstarter Campaign! The event featured awesome live surf music from Superwave, fresh gourmet Swiss hotdogs Swieners, beer from Green Flash Brew Company and shopping from Therapie Boutique!   Setting the vibe! San Diego’s best surf band! Superwave!   With the help of funders like these – […]


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SURF DATE BOOK LAUNCH Party Thursday, June 21st!!

Please join us (Nancy Spooner Bsharah and Tara Brouwer) on the first day of summer as we kick off the launch of our new book, EVEYRTHING I Know About DATING I Learned Through SURFING! We will party at the world’s coolest looking surf shop, Bird’s Surf Shed. The event will feature live music, food, drink as […]


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Living the Book

  This book, “EVERYTHING I Know About  DATING I Learned Through SURFING”, has been a part of my life for around five years now.  I have kept a journal of quotes ever since my first month on a surfboard back in 2006.  It is so fulfilling to see this work coming to life with the […]


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Morning Glory

Ugh. I am so not a morning person. I’ve tried so so so hard to be one—the air is crisper, the neighborhood quieter, I have a huge head-start on all I have to get done that day and (most importantly) the ocean is glassier and MUCH better for surfing. Ugh. I drive along the ocean […]


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