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About Surfing Hollywood

Steve La Rue is an internationally recognized leader in Film & Television with 20+ years experience as a Development Executive championing such series as Buffy The Vampire Slayer, The X-Files, The Simpsons, King of the Hill, Battlestar Galactica, and Farscape. He writes, blogs, and consults on All Things TransMedia from his home at the beach in Santa Monica, CA, where he balances his life by surfing every damn day.

Harvest Moon over Ocean Park Beach….

If you look closely at this photo, you’ll see the waning Harvest Moon over Ocean Park Beach in Santa Monica, CA. This the final Harvest Moon of 2014 and the final Super Moon, as well. Have traded in my bib … Continue reading

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Aah, September….

“Try to remember, the kind of September When Life was Slow, and Oh, so mellow. Try to remember and if you remember, Then Follow. Follow. Follow. Follow.” — The Fantasticks* Per Charles Kightly’s Perpetual Almanack of Folklore, September is the … Continue reading

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Year 3, Column 17: GARDEN OF GRACE

Though the calendar still reads Summer, the light is changing from bright to golden even as the thermometer spikes from mild to sweltering. The other day, I trekked over to Groundhog Hill in the wee hours of the early morning. … Continue reading

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Year 3, Column 16: GARDEN OF GRIEF…

This week, the garden at Groundhog Hill holds little interest for me. The Zinnias are no longer beautiful. The Peruvian Purple Corn is no longer intriguing. The Pumpkins hold little, if any, promise for future Joy. I feel Bereft. The … Continue reading

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Great Idea for Using Up Some of Those Ripe Tomatoes…

My brother, Will, made this dish last night for supper garnering rave reviews from two other foodie-siblings (Paula, Philip) which is not easily done! This must be Tomato Week as they are all ripening at the same time hoping to … Continue reading

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Year 3, Column 15: GARDEN OF TEARS…..

Over the last several days, I have watered the garden with my own tears in between pop-up thunderstorms. Sobbing has been a State of Being, and I have been taken by surprise each time and each place where you are … Continue reading

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Tough Week…

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