Dive Trips

Mary & Russ's past dive adventures

LJ Weekend | October 2018

Lumberjack Weekend | at the Rohows "secret" east/west locations in Wisconsin October 2018 Friday | October 12, 2018 OK, full disclosure here... I just finished last winter's LJ Weekend post and decided to get this one "on the board" at the same time so I'm "cloning"...

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Labor Day Weekend | 2018

Labor Day Weekend Friday, August 31 2018 Phil & I locked up the shop at 5 PM for the long weekend. Gina and the rest of "Team A-1" had already escaped the city for parts unknown (well some parts are known but more on that later...). I walked home to find Mary had...

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4th of July at the lake

4th of July at Rock Lake Wednesday, July 4, 2018 Actually my Independence HoliDAY started at 6:00 PM on Tuesday the 3rd when Phil and I locked up the shop I walked home to find Mary had already packed the car for our trek to Rock Lake. So... off we went. I expected...

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Tour of White Bear Lake

White Bear Lake Tour | on the Admiral D Thursday, June 14, 2018 Mary and I were invited to tour White Bear Lake on the Admiral D by and with Ben and Tina Wilson.  We met up at Admiral D's (the restaurant at White Bear Lake) waiting for the boat (The...

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LJ Weekend | March 2018

Lumberjack Weekend | at the J P Rohow "secret" Compound in Wisconsin March 9-11, 2018 Friday, March 9, 2018 Friday AM started fairly normal. I arose, made coffee and thought about what to pack... You see, after the "boss" granted me a day off I accepted my "BiL"...

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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!

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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...

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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" course... make sure you know what...

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New Year’s Celebration in Cozumel

New Year's Celebration in Cozumel         Tuesday - December 29, 2015 Excerpt: Our first stop was Columbia Deep and it sure was. We jumped in and headed straight for the nearest coral head. By the time we got there I was at 90 feet deep and counting. I went around the...

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