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La Jolla Shores Diving – The Main Wall

September 18, 2018 by
La Jolla Shores Diving – The Main Wall

I’ve had a few weeks and over that time, I’ve done a few dives. Pretty quick after the initial attempt, I hit the mark and found the main wall. I made two dives back to back and apparently had great … Continue reading

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Failing the Main Wall

August 29, 2018 by
Failing the Main Wall

New house, new city, new dive sites. I’ve started to look for actual dive sites here in the San Diego area instead of just falling off the beach (not that it’s bad). The first site (the one that seemed the … Continue reading

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Turtle Time at the Marine Room

August 22, 2018 by
Turtle Time at the Marine Room

Adrian and I try to go snorkeling regularly (waiting on her dive gear for diving regularly) and the spot we’ve been hitting is the shallow sea grass area just south of the Marine Room. Every time I’ve hit the water … Continue reading

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Hitting the Water in San Diego

August 3, 2018 by
Hitting the Water in San Diego

I’m excited. For the first time in my life, I live within easy reach of shore diving in interesting waters. San Diego isn’t necessarily a world class dive destination, but it has some amazing sub-surface sites to see. The First … Continue reading

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2x Texas Rig Dive

July 9, 2018 by
2x Texas Rig Dive

I grew up in central Texas. Our family vacation most years was a stay on Port A at one of the resort hotels, La Mirage’ if I remember right. We’d hang around the pool and play on the beech. We’d … Continue reading

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Lake Travis Life

July 2, 2018 by
Lake Travis Life

Lake Travis is not known for it’s abundant fish life. People fish it, and there are places where we feed the cat-fish and carp. But all in all, it isn’t a place most people think “I’m going to go diving … Continue reading

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The Seedy Underbelly of Lake Travis

July 2, 2018 by
The Seedy Underbelly of Lake Travis

Lake Travis is the place to be for many people in Austin. They come to swim, to ski or wake-board or ride tubes and above all, they come to drink. That last one is a big deal and big money. … Continue reading

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