San Francisco Dreaming

I often find myself itching to travel but lately I have spent more time stuck in front of a computer writing school papers or editing documentaries than I have going on adventures. For the last few months I haven’t had the time to just disconnect and get away without any responsibility but I finally made […]

The Thrill of Death

    It was a cold and crisp early Tuesday morning before Thanksgiving somewhere in the outer lands of Ventura, California where I gathered with a few friends to witness a goat slaughter. I have never really experienced an animal being killed before so I wasn’t really sure what I would expect or how I […]

Love to Fly

Most people would be satisfied spending their free time surfing, diving, hiking and mountain biking.  But for Lars Helgeson, owner of an internet marketing software business called GreenRope, the stress and pressure of his job isn’t so easily remedied.  Helgeson loves all those activities but when he really needs to get away from it all […]

Big Sur: Above the Clouds

  On our last weekend of summer break a few friends, a dog named Sadie and I decided to pack our cameras and take a short road trip up Highway 1 to Big Sur. A familiar place for most of us but for our one friend Jackson it was his first time experiencing that part […]

Searching for Stars

Living in a city it is often easy to forget what a star lit sky can look like. In places like Los Angeles there is so much light pollution you can hardly see the stars in the sky. Sometimes you just need to take a drive away from the light pollution and in towards the dark […]

Support Local, Stay Rooted – Homegrown Surf Shop

    In 2010 Walter Winters and his wife Veronika Winters started up the Homegrown surf shop in Ventura, Calif. The Winters grew up in the surfing industry and wanted to start a store where they could incorporate accessories and brands from local and emerging companies.“Homegrown is for the people, we support local,” said Walter. […]