Category Archives: SCUBA

Demonstration of color absorption as you descend underwater

I finally did it!  After several attempts, I made a video today demonstrating the depth at which different colors are absorbed by water.  I only went to 60 ft, but the effect is shown.   Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8d_B4UmgT6Y   … Continue reading

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Making a list, and checking it twice!

One of the things I have learned in my few years of hiking and backpacking is the importance of a packing list. By making a good list, one can ensure the needed items are taken, unnecessary items are left at … Continue reading

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Busy times and the countdown has started!

Wow, the past 30 days has been nonstop! I have earned my Advanced Diver and Enriched Air Certifications in SCUBA, been on a work related weeklong trip to Ogden, UT as well as another work related trip to Ft. Bragg, … Continue reading

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What a GREAT Father’s Day Weekend!

At a later date I will have to provide an update with pictures (and video if possible). This past weekend was awesome! For Father’s Day I was certified as an Advanced Diver and Nitrox – I’ve had my “basic” or … Continue reading

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Puerto Morelos, Mexico

I just returned from a quick trip with the Bride to Puerto Morelos, Mexico. We left Birmingham, AL early on Saturday morning and arrived at the Cancun airport by 3 pm local. We had already arranged for transportation to where … Continue reading

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Giggling like a school girl

I’m so excited. Although I’m 45 years old, I’m giggling like a school girl today. I have registered, funded, and payment has been received for one more item on my bucket list! I have been a certified SCUBA diver since … Continue reading

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My “other” hobby

Most of the people who I have met recently know all about my fair weather hobby – hiking and hammock camping. As much as I enjoy it I have to admit – I’m a little bit of a wimp. The … Continue reading

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