Typhoon Bavi misses Guam, brings waves to the Bay (video)

Typhoon Bavi just missed Guam, passing north, but brought some fun and messy storm waves to Talofofo Bay. It was fun to surf, even if the waves weren’t that great. I spent 6 hours having a blast in the wild mess. We always have a good time at the Bay, especially when a bonfire follows …

Creative Spotlight: Waves Commission Painting Start to Finish

Here are photos of the process from start to finish of this commission painting I just completed. It is a beach scene, and while it isn’t a specific spot painted in its accuracy, the image was based off of a photo of some waves breaking at a particular surf spot on Guam. I gave it …

Talofofo Bay Cleanup and Pro Surfer Girls Visit Guam

This past week the Hui Nalu Ocean Club collaborated with Guam Visitors Bureau to bring a group of junior pro surfer girls to the island. Dax McGill, Tatiana Weston-Webb, Bailey Nagy, Kobie Enright and Reika Noro came to help out with the surf camp at the Onward Agana Beach Resort, as well hold the 1st ladies …

Full Moon & Ocean Creative Magic

What a beautiful full moon we just had! From where I live we get to watch it rise on the ocean horizon. And this full moon falls under the Tumaiguini moon cycle. The other day I caught a few shots of beautiful waves at a local surf spot. No one out! The photos don’t show …

Talofofo Bay Family Beach Day

The awesome thing about working for yourself, making your own schedule, AND homeschooling, means we get to go to the beach any day we want, and we can avoid the weekend crowds if we wish. So on a quiet Wednesday, we headed down to Talofofo Bay for a family beach day. Some friends came down …

Great Tides of Change: Poem by a Friend

(Photo thanks to John Barber, an awesome local photographer here on Guam) This poem was written by a friend during our last Creative Session. It didn’t have a title (yet?) but it reflects the changes that life brings, big and small, of all kinds of variety. It really spoke to me, and maybe it will …

Creative Spotlight: Biggest Custom Painting Yet!!

  This huge canvas is 5 feet x 3 feet, and is filled with deep blues, seaweed greens, luminescent white, silver & pearl. This painting is a special custom piece I did for my dad as a gift for Christmas. It is giant swirling wave scene, a mesmerizing piece for sure. He says he loves …