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The Blue Sharks of South Africa

Last March opened up a new favorite dive destination to me – South Africa. It instantly sky-rocketed to one of my top favorite places in the world to visit and dive. This particular trip was billed “Sharkaholic Expedition” and focused … Continue reading

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Deer in Dive Lights

We are sitting atop a new year, and I’m tempted to make a resolution to post my dive stories more frequently. Part of the reason I haven’t posted in so long is because I spend my free time (a) diving, (b) … Continue reading

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The Devolution of a Diver (aka, what happens when a sixgill shark shows up as a complete surprise)

One of the countless interesting factoids about diving is this: Every dive, no matter what, contains stories. Some might only be interesting to the one or two who experienced the dive, and some stories gain worldwide attention. Even an uneventful … Continue reading

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Hitting all the red lights in green water

I was so excited to try out my new wide-angle lens (Olympus 9-18mm) that I didn’t even wait till I got the dome port. I went to Three Tree North on Sunday, March 1, and used a poorly fitting flat … Continue reading

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My new favorite old dive site – reprinted from the Marker Buoy Newsletter

It has been far too long since I posted here. I am going to share a newsletter article I wrote for my dive club, the Marker Buoys.  But first, as they mentioned at the end of my article, I would … Continue reading

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Coming to Terms with Fish-Mug Mini-Obsessiveness

Back when I wrote about my nemesis hooded nudibranchs, I was naive. In my narrow view of the world, those many dives ago, I thought hooded nudibranchs were my only nemesis in the sea. I’ve lost that innocent view of … Continue reading

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Sailfish and Sardines at Isla Mujeres — aka, the fast and the damned

This is one of those “best-kept secrets” that will be all the rage by next year, I’m pretty certain. I’m referring to snorkeling with sailfish outside of Isla Mujeres, Mexico. I was there in February, and on my return I … Continue reading

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