① memo 20181231 ~ Swim with Manatees in Crystal River ~ Mother and child and feeding and resting manatees (Sirenia , Sea cows – distant family of the elephants) early last month november in Crystal River , Florida
① memo 20181230 ~ Three Sisters Springs ~ Fresh water fish schools in the Three Sisters Springs inlet feeding the Kings Bay into the Crystal River to the Gulf of Mexico , Florida
① memo 20181208 ~ Looe Key Reef Trip ~ Boat trip last month starting in the waterways of Ramrod Key and into the ocean to the beautiful Looe Key coral reef for scuba diving with underwater camerawoman Diane Lundy (divemaster Looe Key Dive Center http://www.diveflakeys.com
) using a GoPro Hero 3 – spotting dolphin (from the boat) , Goliath Groupers , sharks, stingray, barracuda, puffer fish, huge Spiney Caribbean lobster , sergeant barrel fish etc. Editing in Final Cut Pro X.
① memo 20181207 ~ Scuba Skills Update ~ I have been diving since 1991 (starting in Gozo, Malta) but my last dive was 12 years ago (dive #57 in Bonaire) so I got a Scuba Refresher last month from Diane Lundy from the Looe Key Dive Center in Ramrod Key ( http://www.diveflakeys.com
) in their pool in the morning before diving in the ocean in the afternoon on the Looe Key Reef, Florida Keys
① memo 20181126 ~ Swim with Stingray ~ Snorkeling with yellow stingray at Bahia Honda earlier this month, Florida Keys
① memo 20181125 ~ Diving Florida Keys Looe Reef ~ Diving again (12 years after my last dive) earlier this month with divemaster / camerawoman Diane Lundy (Looe Key Dive Center, Ramrod Key) using a GoPro Hero 3 and filter at the beautiful Looe Key spur-and-groove coral reef at the middle and west side – spotting dolphin (from the boat) , Goliath Groupers , sharks, stingray, barracuda, puffer fish, huge Spiney Caribbean lobster , sergeant barrel fish etc. Editing in Final Cut Pro X.
① memo 20181104 ~ Travelling Key West , Florida 1995