Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year 2020! From Thanksgiving thru the New Year’s Celebration family and friends are the main theme this year. Mary & I are in town (as compared to years past when we snuck out between Christmas and New Year’s) so lots of...
Square Lake | October 2019

Square Lake | October 2019

How he did it? I do not know. But Karl somehow talked Jim & I into joining him at Square Lake for a drysuit dive or two. The excuse? There were actually two. First to close down the site and pull the buoys for the season. Plus, it would be a good opportunity to...
Russ’ Sea of Cortez Trip | August 2019

Russ’ Sea of Cortez Trip | August 2019

Russ’ Dive & Trip Log in the Sea of Cortez | Baja, MX August 23, 2019 thru August 31, 2019 Day One: | Travel Day | Friday, August 23, 2019 Good Morning… I woke up for the last time today at 5:45 AM, (restless comments redacted…), jumped out of bed and made...
Russ’ Ice Diving Course

Russ’ Ice Diving Course

The course is all inclusive. In other words, we had to do all of the work BEFORE we could dive. This included cutting the hole, removing the blocks of ice that were cut, shoveling around the hole and getting the ropes tethered to the ice so they didn’t fall into the water by mistake. A big Oops!

Channel Islands Dive Trip

Channel Islands Dive Trip

September 20, 2017 WEDNESDAY Good Morning! Up at the usual time as our flight is scheduled for 11:35 AM. Mary and I did our morning routine with an early departure at 8:55 AM headed for Jim Davis’ house to meet up with the motley crew. Mary kindly volunteered to drop...
Surviving Russ’ Cold Water Diving Class

Surviving Russ’ Cold Water Diving Class

This is a personal project I decided I needed to do so I could keep up with the complete idiots that want to dive in COLD water… So, apparently that makes me an idiot… 🙂 … again… To everyone thinking of taking the “Dry Suit”...