“OREGON: LOVE IT OR LEAVE IT,” by MIKE PURPUS (1972)

Mike Purpus’ localism-themed article on Seaside, Oregon, ran in the February 1972 issue of Surfing magazine. This version has been lightly edited.   *  *  *  Gary (Goober) Goodrum, Tim Lynch, Paul Mooney, Gary Keating, and myself had been planning a trip to France in September. However, bad reports kept coming in on the inconsistent…