Category Archives: Technical tips, info, or other useful thoughts

Yikes…My new mask fogs up!


As a diver, my mask is super important to me.  Being a dumb ass I lost my scubapro one while on a trip last year and had to buy another one.  Oh the horror.  Thankfully hubby is a pro at … Continue reading

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Creature Feature – Sanddollars – How to collect & preserve them


Yesterday I posted about the mysterious creature – the Sanddollar. Today as I get myself psyched up to be able to better find the dead seashells, I am getting a jump start on how to preserve them.  Let me please … Continue reading

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Creature Feature – Sanddollars


I love sanddollars, they are so exquisite.  The picture here is what most of us think of when we picture a sand-dollar.  I have not had too much bringing these up to shore in one piece so I wanted to … Continue reading

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Shark Teeth & Fossil 102 – Cleaning and Preserving


In researching how to take care of the shark teeth fossils I have found, I have come across many different tips and procedures.  There are numerous fabulous places in Florida to hunt for sharks teeth and other fossils.  Venice Beach, … Continue reading

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Why does fish caught by spear taste better than hooked fish?


I was listening to the radio this morning and heard one of the talk stations pitch a meat of the week pic as spearfished black grouper.  It was supposed to taste better.  Nobody really said why, just that it was … Continue reading

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Coral Reefs Formation Types – Coral 102


There are several types of reef systems in the world’s oceans. The three major types of coral reefs around the world are atolls, fringing reefs and barrier reefs. Atolls are a roughly circular (annular) oceanic reef system surrounding a central … Continue reading

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Please help fight for the future of our coral reefs!


I love my reefs and I hope that shows in my daily musings. Today I received an email about a workshop in Dania Beach and also an online petition that takes about 30 seconds to be heard. I have put … Continue reading

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Shark teeth 101 – Beach hunting tips


I am getting ready to go on my first shark teeth dive in Venice, Florida next weekend. With the upcoming trip, I thought it might be good to get a handle on what to expect and if possible, search out … Continue reading

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Exposing Sunscreen misconceptions- SPF, Waterproof, ACS royalties


This year I began a journey to find a “REEF SAFE” sunscreen. I love to dive and have an incredible appreciation and love for my oceans and all the wonders they hold, big and small. Never in a MILLION years … Continue reading

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Raw Elements Sunscreen initial review


I started this post, earlier this year.  You can refer back to it here. Is you sunscreen reef safe? Last year Rich and I stopped wearing sunscreen when diving all together.    Keeping safe from the sun is important and at the … Continue reading

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