Little Waves, Big Beauty

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Little Waves, Big Beauty
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Source: Tom Modugno of Goleta Surfing

Surf in Goleta has been pretty minimal, so we dug up some pictures from a few months ago of a pretty little morning session. 

We took a leisurely stroll out to Plover Point to catch a few waves and enjoy the beginning of a new day.

We were between swells, but we figured there would be something to surf. And if not, a great morning for a walk.

As a wise man said before the Internet was invented, "You don't know until you go"...

Sands had some rare sets and a very small crowd.

And a slight offshore made the conditions ideal.

And a handful of folks were enjoying clean but very shallow take offs at the point. 

Some little lines were holding their shape down into the cove, if you had a long enough board.

Nothing to write home about, but better than a sharp stick in the eye...

Which is why we didn't post these photos months ago... But, the underlying theme of all these photos is, we live in a Beautiful Place! Surf, or no surf.

So we braved the mellow crowd, caught a few little peelers and were about to leave when...

This silhouette caught my eye.

Someone was doing beautiful things with these marginal little waves.

Giving me a reason to stick around a little longer.

It was Sierra Emrick, a fine young surfer that we have run into out here before.

And she was having a good old time goofing on these little waves.

Female longboarders have such elegant style. We always enjoy watching them. 

Just another amazing morning in good old Goleta. 

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EastBeach Jun 09, 2019 12:58 PM
Little Waves, Big Beauty

Devereux is such a cool place to hang. The Geese have hanging out in the North Campus Open Space lately. They look so big when they get out of the water.

Flicka Jun 09, 2019 08:52 AM
Little Waves, Big Beauty

Definitely a reminder of the beauty where we live. Thanks

a-1590997380 Jun 08, 2019 12:45 PM
Little Waves, Big Beauty

Really enjoyed this "set." Especially like the Canada geese at the end. Lovely.

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