In a fairly sudden turn of events – I wound up going diving today….. awe dammit….. 😉 A couple of friends of ours were making a last minute dive on a last minute boat off the West end today. I found out and put myself on the boat – as these two friends are heading back to the land of plenty soon and it will probably be the last time I get to dive with them for a while. They are heading back to the Cincinnati area where our Daughter Rachael lives. They will be there a short bit before heading a little farther North for a job opportunity. Paul and Deanna – I wish them the best of luck. First dive was my most very favorite dive site here on the island….. Armageddon~! It normally holds several very cooperative sharks…. but not today…… [sad day] – I saw one shark and he wanted nothing to do with me, my camera, or anyone else on the dive……. I still love that site though….. so much growth and life on it and things to look at – it just fascinates the
hel heck out of me……. sharks or no sharks. The big school of Barracuda’s was there and they let me take a couple of shots! Love that dive site~! It is a lot shorter dive because it is so deep… but I still love it~! We motored South to our next site… shallow and as it turns out, visibility went straight to sh crap……… My mask was continually fogging up, couldn’t see diddly, I was getting cold….. just not what I would call an enjoyable dive…… but I was diving and that makes it some good~!
Back at the house….. gear rinsed, nibbled on a bite to eat and having drinks with my Queen. Tomorrow is a down day… even though I need to some more odds and ends running……. one of my strobes is acting up – so I’m going to take it to the dive shop where I bought it and express my dis-pleasure with the owner…… Now that I am officially a paid photographer…. I can’t afford to have my stuff cutting out on me….. Did I mention I got my first paycheck yesterday ??? AND a nice $30 tip today from an appreciative family I shot some pictures for ??? AND – I’m diving my brains out ??? I like it~! but am looking forward to that down day tomorrow……. you all have lots of pictures waiting for you~!
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