Click images below to see my collections.
started diving in 1999 when I was 54. I was already an avid
[click here to read my essay, Forgiving Waters, published in the sadly defunct Ocean Realm magazine.]
Between 1999 and the end of 2004 I logged over 300 dives in the three areas from which I made the images in the collections.
dived nearly as much in the last three years. Getting to places like
Hawaii or the Caribbean is expensive -- both personally, and
ecologically. I love to dive in the kelp forests, only a two hour drive
for me, but, somehow, after about 100 dives in water that ranges from 48
to 55 degrees F.
I've had to temper my greed for more and more experiences of weightless splendor and trust that I'll be given opportunities to dive whenever it's meant to be. (Last September, a friend invited me on a four-day trip to Hawaii with two days notice. It was pure grace.)