Have you ever been two feet from the largest mammal in the world, with nothing between you but air? I … Continue reading The Elephant Whisperer
The smell of fresh homemade pancakes from a Betty Crocker cookbook recipe wafted through the galley of Nor’easter. I cooked … Continue reading Paradise
We walked through the dirty port, jumped over several muddy grey puddles, avoided the garbage scattered everywhere, and turned onto … Continue reading Dragons and Mantas and Monkeys, Oh My!
We planned to leave Darwin on Monday but projects materialized so we decided to stay a little longer. That gave … Continue reading Where There’s Smoke…
My mom expected two weeks of sundowners on beautiful beaches, gourmet dinners at resorts, and plenty of snorkeling. We convinced … Continue reading More Culture than a Biology Lab
An old brown van with rust leaking from under the paint on the wheel wells and what sounded like a … Continue reading 20000 Leagues Under the Sea
Have you ever swum in water 16,000 feet deep? It is a strange feeling when you can see 150 feet … Continue reading TOGO, TOGO, TOGO!
“Oh but I cannot, can not stay. I must be off a-buccaneering.” John Steinbeck, ficticiously attributed those worlds to Captain … Continue reading Why?
This is the story of the events that lead to my eating brie cheese on the top of a mountain. … Continue reading Bora not Boring
I awoke after our restful day of snorkeling ready to take on the world. We needed to go on a … Continue reading Blood, sweat, and lack of water