As we approached the boat to prepare for boarding, the unrelenting sun was already lashing at our exposed skin. Considering the small area of shade on the largely exposed deck, I paused to consider, “I wonder how bad this sunburn will be.” Later, when Trish, who I met in Cozumel, saw the paltry tube of […]Read More When We Sailed Out of Nassau
I pulled an all-nighter last night. That’s just how work has been lately. I wasn’t on call, but I spent the last two days doing a telemedicine clinic that was so busy that I simply had no choice but to toil until nearly midnight completing the work. I’ve been burning the candle at both ends […]Read More Hello Again! See You soon!
We pulled away from the dock and headed south along the coast of the Island of Cozumel, the sun still hanging low in the morning sky to our port (left). Today was Friday, so there weren’t as many divers overall, and the resort decided to consolidate us all into one boat. Sitting next to me […]Read More And All Becomes Right With The World
The wind whistled in over the breakwall, singing an angry song as it sliced through the palm roofed cabana where the empty rainbow-hued hammocks gyrated wildly. The waves beat ferociously at the concrete barricade, casting liquid shards of water in all directions. Sarita, one of the other divers who happens to be from Michigan, was […]Read More When The Harbor Was Closed
I’m not really a photographer, but I don’t have a better term for a hobbyist who takes photos. In contrast, amongst people who cook, a chef has a very defined title, and I’m not a chef – I’m a cook. That said, as a photographer I tend to prefer shooting with natural light. You may […]Read More In Which I Look To The Light
I jumped into the water and began my descent, all the while watching the screen of my former backup dive computer, now in the starring role. I wondered briefly when it would wake up and do its thing, and after about 10 seconds I had my answer as it sprung to life and started feeding […]Read More In Which Everything Goes Great