Crave – food & drink

Craving seafood? Want to save the ocean one meal at a time? Download a Seafood Watch Pocket Guide and see which seafoods are sustainable and which to avoid. The Fall/Winter 2013 Pocket Guides are now available! Ask your favorite restaurants, chefs, grocery stores and fish markets if they abide by these … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

Recipe – Mojito Shots 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons + 3/4 teaspoon powdered unflavored gelatin 3/4 cup fresh lime juice (alternatives: you can use 1 cup fresh lime juice for a stronger lime flavor, or 1/2 cup fresh lime juice for a stronger mint flavor) 1 cup fresh mint … Read Entire Post

Pulse – events & entertainment

Do you want to play hide & clap? If it’s in the Perron family’s lakeside Rhode Island farmhouse in 1971, the answer should be a resounding “no”—unless you like to play with demons. The Conjuring puts some dark fun back into the haunted house genre of horror films. In the … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF news & goings-on

Last night I crossed the 80,000-word mark on the sequel to Dark Surf! To seek inspiration for the ending of the book, I went back to page 1 and began re-reading everything the characters have experienced so far. And something trippy happened… In Dark Surf, I have a major event … Read Entire Post

Shark Bites – news

While sharks are a vital part of marine ecosystems, shark fishing and finning are responsible for a steep decline in the populations of the apex predators. Tens of millions of sharks disappear each year as they are caught or “finned.” (Finning is a cruel practice that involves catching a shark, … Read Entire Post

BeachStyle – lifestyle

Dying for a tropical getaway but don’t have the time or money to actually get away? Here are 10 ways to turn your home into an island retreat. Begin your day with a tropical smoothie. Mix your favorite tropical fruit (pineapple, mango, papaya, banana, whatever you like) with a little … Read Entire Post

Vampire Bites – musings

Another wintery, bone-chilling movie for a scorching summer night is Let the Right One In (Låt den Rätte Komma In). In the 2008 Swedish film, 12-year-old Oskar is tormented by bullies. He dreams of getting revenge. Things change for Oskar when he meets a 12-year-old girl named Eli one snowy night at … Read Entire Post

Vampire Bites – musings

When the temperature outside reaches triple digits and the golden summer sun seems like it will never set, I like to experience the spine-tingling chill of a good horror movie. Even better? One set in a subzero climate. I first saw 30 Days of Night shortly after its 2007 release … Read Entire Post

BeachStyle – lifestyle

Is living by the ocean good for your health? Researchers think so, as reported in a Huffington Post article, Want a second opinion? Hit the beach and see how YOU feel. And then let me know at Personally speaking, I know I always feel better after spending time at the beach.

Dusk Patrol – surf news & initiatives

Earlier this week, announced the 25 most influential people in wave sports—surfing, kiteboarding, windsurfing, bodyboarding, skimboarding and wakeboarding. Who are the sportsmen and sportswomen on the list? Innovators, icons, inspirations and more. Check it out at: