Of Waves, Women and the Mid-Life Blues


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On an unnamed Carribean island with an unnamed Carribean surf spot, Allan Weisbecker reflects on growing up and watching the world change before your eyes, grappling with the allure of engaging in localism tactics to keep visitors (like himself) away.