Why Female Empowerment is My Mission

Why Female Empowerment is My Mission

With everything that’s been made public this last year about female oppression in the arts and film, in the workplace, and in science, my tolerance for this same environment in fiction is zero. I don’t want to read novels featuring oppressed female...
Hit the Ahhhhhh! button

Hit the Ahhhhhh! button

Finally, it’s time to read. I have always loved books and escaping into one during the holidays (or any other type of family gathering) became my MO as a kid. There are pictures of me reading during family picnics, on camping trips, during Christmas parties, and...

What if you never want to go home?

When my husband and I traveled to Portugal for a surf trip, I hadn’t surfed a wave in over a year. We were living in Sicily, which is amazing, but let’s just say is not a surf mecca. Every now and then, the Mediterranean would kick up some good swell, but...

Hardest Wave I’ve Ever Surfed

The hardest wave I’ve ever surfed is a remote Mexican beach break we’ll call El Perro. The wave is burly, and sometimes paddling out can take what feels like years, during which I’m paddling like hell and getting beat up. It’s a beautiful...

A Surf-Lover’s Library

The nights are getting longer, the kids are back in school, which means it’s TIME TO READ! To celebrate, I’m giving away this sweet little Surfer’s Library! Click here to enter!   AMY’S FAVORITES:   #1 Caught Inside, A Surfer’s Year on...