Yesterday I stood in the midst of a rather large crowd of people in the city park of a small, rural town in mid-Missouri. The people in the crowd were Black, White, Brown, and Yellow, and not just in token numbers; if divided, there would have been fair representation of them all. One of the … Continue reading A Windy Day in a City Park
The Midwestern United States may not leap to the forefront of most people’s minds when asked about places to scuba dive, and it might even come as a surprise to learn just how popular the sport is here, but one thing is sure; the Midwest is one of the best places in the world to … Continue reading Under The Ice
The small gift shop in the lobby of the Lion’s Dive Resort had yielded the postcards I wanted (at the usual tourist’s fare of three for a dollar), and I settled into an Adirondack chair on the patio behind my room to write. The patio was a shared space with other rooms overlooking both the … Continue reading Postcards
“You have your passport number memorized?!” It took a moment to realize the person in the next seat over was speaking to me, and another moment to consider that my answer might seem a bit pretentious. “Write it often enough,” I grinned, “and it becomes easy.” He smiled back at me, shook his head, … Continue reading Traveling with a Friend
The sun was warm as I finished suiting up, and even though the Caribbean water would be considered warm by nearly any standard, it was refreshingly cool as I stepped over the stern of the boat and splashed into the gentle surface swells. Turning my face downward into the clear water I could easily see … Continue reading The Church
While a passion for scuba diving would ultimately guide me down the path my life would take, my desire to write has always been an interesting companion along the way. In the pursuit of one I would find the other, often in places I didn’t go looking, and in ways that I hadn’t expected. … Continue reading Along the Path
Writing has been an interest and a passion for a very long time. Now, in this 21st century digital age, a new frontier~ the blog~ is one of the ways to communicate and share that passion. This should be fun...