I haven’t written much about my fellow divers this trip, but I have absolutely enjoyed every minute I have spent with everybody with whom I’ve shared the dive boat. They’re easy-going, friendly people. I couldn’t ask for a better group of people with whom to be randomly paired. If somebody offered me the opportunity to […]Read More In Which I Make A Find. By Accident.
The sun shone down through an unclouded sky as we motored out from the cay. Mentally I had been through my checklist of necessities a few times, and was certain I had everything I needed. Soon, however, the boat slowed and turned around. Somebody else had forgotten her wet suit. I wasn’t on my usual […]Read More In Which I Am Bilbo Baggins
J instructed me through a series of charades to empty the air from my buoyance compensator device (BCD), and I did so. He then reached into the weight pocket on either side and removed two pounds of lead. He then instructed me to hover, and I did so with only the slightest puff of air. […]Read More In Which I Start Randomly Including Photos
I leaned back in the bed getting ready to start writing for the evening, while texting my family. As I did this, I felt a tremor, and heard the creak and sway of the building around me. I thought “I’m over water – could that be some sort of wave?” No it wasn’t the water. […]Read More I Feel The Earth Move Under My Feet
CoCoView is isolated. It’s on its own island, and everybody here says they have never had problems with theft. There are people who have been her numerous times, so I guess I mostly believe them. One person on my boat has been here 6 times. Upon arrival, we moved all of our dive equipment to […]Read More In Which I Steal Photos
I said yesterday that I was at scuba camp, and I really am. My room looks like a cabin. See – cabin. Outside that door is a balcony that sits right over the water, as does the entire building. Being over the water doesn’t prevent bugs from getting in, I guess. There are special precautions […]Read More In Which A Sinus Headache Takes Me Down