Eye Contact


While hovering over a coral reef in the Caribbean, I spot a blenny. The small fish, perhaps an inch long Read More →

Moving Beyond Fear

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As is the usual case when cycling, I went into a meditative state and allowed the miles, humidity, heat, green Read More →

Happy Birthday!


The stars twinkled brightly and the majestic sweep of the Milky Way hung in the heavens over the Gulf of Read More →

Sea of Cortez–Whale Sharks!


Thursday and Friday We moved a bit north to Isla Sal Si Puedes. One of the dive masters said it Read More →

Sea of Cortez V


Wednesday…I think It’s a good adventure when the date is lost and the day of the week is unknown. Another Read More →

Sea of Cortez IV…Beware the Inner Kraken!


Tuesday July 21st, 2015 The second largest sea lion colony in the Sea of Cortez is located at our current Read More →

Sea of Cortez–Part Three


Monday July 20th We are motoring south. The engine started at 4am. It’s 7am and we are still near Angel Read More →

Sea of Cortez–Part Two


July 19th–Sunday “A whale!” Everardo, one of the crew, points excitedly off the starboard side of the boat. We are Read More →

Sea of Cortez…Part One


Friday and Saturday…July 17th & 18th If the sky from Pensacola to Atlanta on the evening flight can predict how Read More →

Thank You John Muir

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I look outside the window this morning. The craggy mountains, isolated and alone in their watch, stand as sentinels…guardians of Read More →