Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Stoic vs. Stoke

SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FOOT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

For those of you that need a visual understanding of a 10' 6" Frye and the range of emotions one can go through...

Stoic
1.
Of or pertaining to the school of philosophy founded by Zeno, who taught that people should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and submit without complaint to unavoidable necessity.
2.
One who is seemingly indifferent to or unaffected by joy, grief, pleasure, or pain.
3.
Seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive; "stoic courage"; "stoic patience"; "a stoical sufferer".
stoke(d)
1.
To poke, stir up, and feed (a fire).
2.
Exhilarated or excited.
3.
"Enthusiastic" first recorded 1902; revived in surfer slang 1963.

4 comments:

writer said...

And all Ive got one of his old key fobs, I should dig it out and get a picture. His wife made them for for a few years.
When is the Eagle going to land?

Quanta cuesta?

nm said...

Thumbs up to you doc. Is her dance card full.....?

Chum said...

Holy Call-Me-Ishmael, Batman, that thing looks like a white whale slayer.

Dub said...

Ah a face shot. Always good to put a face with the alias. May have seen you around? may have not? I'm that dude with the hood on.