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The Edge Effect: Surfing with Peregrine Falcons in La Jolla

The Edge Effect: Surfing with Peregrine Falcons in La Jolla The Edge Effect Surfing with Peregrine Falcons in La Jolla Nick Neely Photo © Will James Sooter essay n early June, I found myself trailing Will Sooter to his office. Past the University of California, San Diego, we turned a corner, then another, onto toney La Jolla Farms Road. Once this bluff-top tract was a horse ranch; now something quite different is farmed there. In my rental, 77 I pulled up behind Will to a private gate with wood paneling. Will pressed the button on the speaker, talked into the air. Beep, the gate swung open. Beyond a porte-cochère was a five-bay garage, but we parked neatly off to the side. The place belonged to the CEO of a major technology company, and, needless to say, it was spacious and elegantly modern. We'd come for the view. Around a corner, into the backyard, we crept--past the indoor bowling lanes, the home theater, the outdoor basketball court, the raked volleyball pit, the infinity pool--toward the ocean and Will's study site. A cement path draped down the head of the bluffs like a necklace, and at its middle hung a small patio, a pearl, the mother of all observation decks, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Missouri Review University of Missouri

The Edge Effect: Surfing with Peregrine Falcons in La Jolla

The Missouri Review , Volume 36 (4) – Jan 9, 2013

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The Edge Effect Surfing with Peregrine Falcons in La Jolla Nick Neely Photo © Will James Sooter essay n early June, I found myself trailing Will Sooter to his office. Past the University of California, San Diego, we turned a corner, then another, onto toney La Jolla Farms Road. Once this bluff-top tract was a horse ranch; now something quite different is farmed there. In my rental, 77 I pulled up behind Will to a private gate with wood paneling. Will pressed the button on the speaker, talked into the air. Beep, the gate swung open. Beyond a porte-cochère was a five-bay garage, but we parked neatly off to the side. The place belonged to the CEO of a major technology company, and, needless to say, it was spacious and elegantly modern. We'd come for the view. Around a corner, into the backyard, we crept--past the indoor bowling lanes, the home theater, the outdoor basketball court, the raked volleyball pit, the infinity pool--toward the ocean and Will's study site. A cement path draped down the head of the bluffs like a necklace, and at its middle hung a small patio, a pearl, the mother of all observation decks,

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The Missouri ReviewUniversity of Missouri

Published: Jan 9, 2013

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