Tennessee to Open Seas

I love sharing my ocean with people. Obviously. LMAOBut bringing kids on the boat – is something that excites me beyond measure. Not only does it mean teaching future generations to care for the ocean – it means there will be others onboard as hyped about animals AND waves AND shells AND FISHAND SHARKS (I …

Manatee in Our Canal

I never feel so blessed as I do when a wild animal approaches me. This gorgeous thing made it’s way to the canal in front of our house in the keys seeking warmer waters during the winter (if I can call what South Florida has ‘winter’ anyway). If you know anything about manatees, it’s that …

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 …

Rainy Labor

I judge people based on how they feel about rain. Everyone likes sunshine and tan-lines. *hard eye-roll* Let’s hear it for raindrops and muddy feet ! JK I don’t judge anyone (or I try not to #2016Resolution) This past Labor Day weekend was a rainy one. These are some of my normal rainy day activities: I …

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 …