Category Archives: Adventure

Images of Hawaii – My Recollections of Trouble in Paradise: Conclusion

This is ironic… I started this series about my experiences in Hawaii because I had been very sick for almost two weeks (feeling a lot better now) and the resulting fatigue had left me with a paralyzing case of writers … Continue reading

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Images of Hawaii – My Recollections of Trouble in Paradise: Part Three

That morning after breakfast, we broke camp and then climbed up and out of the opposite end of Haleakalā crater, found the road and caught our ride back up to our rental car on the summit. We had successfully completed … Continue reading

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Images of Hawaii – My Recollections of Trouble in Paradise: Part Two

Continued from yesterday’s post, Down and Out There are much longer flights to far more distant places, but I can tell you that getting up at dawn and getting to the airport, followed by a total of over 13 hours of … Continue reading

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Down and Out

I’ve been very sick with a flu like condition since April 9th, the Monday after Easter, that has left me feeling exhausted and blank, with my mind lost in a heavy fog. I haven’t been able to work, and I’ve … Continue reading

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First Date Life and Death Drama

Note: This is a revised draft of yesterday’s post, which I felt was somewhat incoherent and too repetitious at certain points. I’m more satisfied with this version.  My wife and I first met on a New England Aquarium Dive Club … Continue reading

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Moving to Australia

I’ve decided to take everything about my life right now, and just chuck it! Because my life no longer makes sense to me. I’m 55 years old now, and last night I asked myself, is this how everything was supposed … Continue reading

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Underwater Underground

What would you think of scuba diving underwater, while also underground, and exploring a network of submerged caverns and caves where there is almost total blackness, unless illuminated by the dive lights that you brought with you? Sound intriguing? Or … Continue reading

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My Love Affair With Cars

Just as a follow up to my last post on February 29th, describing the  attempted but failed repossession attempt on my 2007 Ford Mustang,  as of yesterday, I voluntarily paid off the remaining balance of my car loan in full. … Continue reading

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