The Dream

Every now and then I have a dream where I have a profound revelation, and, knowing it’s a dream while I’m dreaming it, think “I have to remember this when I wake up.” Of course, I never remember when I wake up, although I do have images and an emotional residual of the dream. Last…

Oh say can you see?

I have a reputation on the boats, at least the boats where I often serve as a naturalist.  I’m pretty much known for my ability to spot at a distance most people need binoculars to spot at. And now I have new glasses (there’s only so many times you can superglue the old ones together!)…

Outside the Inner Circle

I’m what they’re now calling a “Virgin Mobile Legacy”.  That means I started with Virgin Mobile before their new program, The Inner Circle.  When I started with Virgin Mobile, you got a choice of phones (Android and iPhones) and phones at various prices, including reconditioned phones that were, in many cases, better and cheaper than…

A question of identity.

  Yesterday’s surprise whale watch may be more surprising than first thought.   We’ve been consistently seeing minke whales come in toward shore to feed on the near bait, balls, but on our little boat that could only make it out 3 miles, we didn’t get as close as we’d like to identify the animal.…

An unscheduled appearance

Today my boss surprised me with a last minute request to go on a whale watch with a group of youth during my prep time.  Of course I said yes.  I’d been a little sad that everything going on didn’t allow me to plan for this afternoon’s whale watch, or tomorrow afternoon. Now I’d been…

Once More into the Breach…

I went out on the Matt Walsch today.  I’ll be honest. I seriously thought of NOT going, since I’ve been exhausted caring for Cinnamon, who has been ill since my birthday.  But I went, because there has been a humpback pair displaying courtship activities out there, and I wanted photos. As we were just heading…