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Surfer’s Wife 2.0 “Growth Mi...

Surfer’s Wife 2.0 “Growth Mindset” Or How I Will Eat a Shark for Breakfast

Winter is over, the sun is blazing and the ocean temperature is a balmy 64 degrees. Time to cram my body into the nearest wetsuit and sacrifice my summer weekends to the filthy seas that surround New York City. Surf season has begun! My husband and I will be like two mated-whales, playfully gliding along the waves, hands interlocked, faces glistening under the sun. Our hair salty and...

The Surfer’s Wife – Part 2

The Surfer’s Wife – Part 2

I made a commitment to myself this summer that I would finally learn to surf.  My husband grew up very close to the ocean and has spent the better part of his life flailing about in the sea.  I outlined my summer surf goal in this post from August 9, 2010 -  /?p=838 I am happy to report that victory is mine!  Let’s be clear, I will not be invited to the...

The Surfer’s Wife

The Surfer’s Wife

My husband is a surfer.  He grew up a stone’s throw from the ocean and has been riding New England waves since he was a kid.  When I learned of his oceanic skills, two thoughts entered my mind. 1.  You can surf on the east coast?  Yes, you can.  There is a vibrant and healthy surf scene from Maine to Florida.  Who knew? 2.  I want to surf, too! I had never dated a surfer...