The Short Happy Life of Lighthouse Jetty

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Volume 22.Issue 3

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Denny Aaberg recounts the lifecycle of his favorite home break during his teenaged years: “Nobody knows for sure when the transformation was complete, but one day in ’59, probably at low tide, a glassy northwest windswell rolled in, found the jetty’s sculpted sand bottom, and peeled off through the virgin cove in a proud sand-grabbing barrel.”