Little Old Manatee

I was swimming around in our canal when God sent an angel… … in the form of a manatee. All animals are angels. Take my word for it. Quick fact, manatees were downgraded from endangered to threatened in 2017. Some of the laws that helped achieve this also state that if I laid a hand …

Dying Stars

These are relatively health coral heads: (That clearly do more squats than me) They are starlet corals. Growing up I would stand on the rails of the boat with my eyes squinted looking into the blue horizon as my dad drove the boat. Each of us waiting for a signal from the other. We were …

I Found a Pole

If you read my about me you know that I “[find] wonder in the ordinarily mundane” (#wordmagic) and this post & pole will serve as proof. I found a pole in the ocean and I loved it. Two poles to be precise. All ocean-goers know the excitement of finding any big structures in open water. …

My First Shark

Shark week is upon us.  & although I watch very little TV and am not a huge fan of Shark week (forgive me) … I will happily jump on the bandwagon – or dive into it. Sharks are most likely my favorite animal. Don’t quote me on that.  I love alligators too… Don’t quote me on …