Category Archives: Swim

Patagonia Pataloha Volley Shorts

As beach weather approaches (thank you 70 degree preview yesterday), I’m reminded of how much I like versatility in my beachwear. Sure I have a few dedicated swimsuits that get used almost exclusively for the water or a quick jaunt … Continue reading

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Strong Boalt Coral Classic Swim Trunk

Tomorrow night I’m heading down to Tampa for five days of much needed rest and relaxation. Or at least as much rest as one can get with a 20-month-old in tow. It will be nice to hit the beach and … Continue reading

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Chubbies The Piñas Locas

You’ll find that when you have a kid, you do more swimming than you have since you yourself were a kid. Nothing to do on a winter weekend? Let’s find a pool to kill some time. Hotel swimming pools become … Continue reading

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Patagonia Baggies Longs

I’d say we’ve reached a good place when a 7″ inseam is being referred to as long. And maybe that’s only in reference to Patagonia’s standard Baggies coming with a 5″ inseam but I’ll still take it. And whether you … Continue reading

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Chubbies The Thighsenhowers

Let’s just keep thinking warm thoughts and maybe the snow will stop. This winter has been weird in the sense that there’s been no gradual snowfall. It just dumps on us for a day, sticks around a bit and then … Continue reading

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Southern Proper Flags Madras Swim Trunks

The big announcement from Southern Proper on Monday was that the brand is fully committing to a women’s side. Awesome for the ladies but fairly irrelevant here since I gave up trying to cover that side of things years ago. … Continue reading

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Southern Marsh Tarpon Flats Fishing Short

Every summer my wife’s family rents a lake house on Big Crooked Lake in Dowagiac, Michigan. That’s where I’m at this week. Days are spent in or on the water, interrupted with short walks down the road for ice cream … Continue reading

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Strong Boalt Turquoise Shark Teeth Classic Swim Trunk

Father’s Day is quickly approaching. This one is going to mean a lot more to me than any previous one. My wife’s due date is just three days afterwards, so I’ll either be a father or just about be a … Continue reading

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Chubbies The Uncle Sammies Swim Trunks

How was that dose of America for you? Did the beach, the grill, the race cars, the day drinking, the repetitive blasting of “God Bless the USA”, and the baseball get your patriotic juices flowing? Good, now let’s keep them … Continue reading

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Collared Greens Stripes Swim Trunks

After a brief flirtation with temperatures in the 50s and 60s, it’s supposed to be back up in the 70s and maybe even touch 80 just in time for Memorial Day. Of course there’s also a 60% chance of scattered … Continue reading

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