Fri was Head High to slightly OH Victory at Sea Paddle Fest almost scary Character Development. Friday night late the wind drops to nada. My trees in the yard dead still. I'm sayin YES! YES! YES! It's HERE! Sat am just before sunrise throw my board in the truck and drive down the street to the beach. Ay Caramba! Head high glass. Nobody else around. Was out there with the sun just popping over the horizon (beach faces SE), the water was lit up like I can't even describe. Call it sparkly to the 100th power. Nice clean waves as big as me, no paddle take offs into just gorgeous waves. It was five levels above tasty. Did that for about 2 hours til I was wore out, then went home. Late afternoon, I've still got the jello arms, so I go ride my bike over to scope the pier out. It's packed, 40 guys or so. Guy says "Where's your board dude?" Told him I caught it at sunrise when it was a foot bigger, and lots cleaner, and my arms are jello. He points at the still firin waves and says "DUDE!" I reply, "I know man, but I'm wore out." Again, "DUUUUDE!!!" "OK, OK, I might go get my board," I told him. 10 minutes later, I was home loadin my board in the truck. Went out for another hour or so til the sun went down. It was a great day.