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To Die Laughing

Yep. That’s how I reckon I’ll go out of this absurd world: in a fit of uncontrollable guffaws that become my final gasps. I’ve had some...

Aquanaut Moms

I’m writing under a chlorophyll-filled canopy of redwood trees, but my mind is on something I found on the beach near La Paz this spring....

Night Snorkel? What could go wrong?

I’m afraid to write this. I’m worried that if I’m not writing about a jaw-dropping, edge-of-your-seat encounter with large and loveable...

Turning Ugliness Into Beauty

Keep Reading To Find Out What This Is It’s been an interesting few weeks since my underwater dance with a humpback whale (plus escape...

Save the Whale: An Existential Tangle

This blog post is coming from Paul at Triplefin's helm. He has a breathtaking story to tell about something that just happened. You may...

Dancing With Whale: Revi Part 2

Yep. That's me dancing with a Humpback. Smooches Gracias to Frida for capturing the most sublime and wondrous moments of my life!...

Sleeping With Sharks: Revi Part 1

Paul's pic of a couple tranquil whitetip reef sharks The sharks are coming, sailor's promise, but first it’s time to reveal my vulnerable...

Devil Fish: What's In A Name?

A pack of wolves, a rabble of gnats, a murder of crows, a flock of birds, a tower of giraffes, a stand of trees, a quiver of cobras, a...

Flash of Inspiration

Our eyes met and we shared a brief watery waltz along the steep-edged boulder bank of Isla Carmen’s Punta Perico. I was wearing my drab...

Testing the Waters

Triplefin's dingy at the ready along Isla San Jose's wild East coast It’s been a long year of social isolation for Paul and me aboard...

A Garden of Eely Delights

This past April we sailed Triplefin around the Sea of Cortez' wild side of Isla Carmen and anchored in colorful Bahia Cobre (Copper Bay)....

Gringo Hallucinations & War on Drugs

If you leave your boat to travel inland, into the wildly mountainous regions of Mexico’s heartland, you may find yourself among some...

My Sick Dream of Holothurian Revenge

Unlike most of my posts, the following is NOT suitable for kids or the highly sensitive among us. Adults, please enjoy my frighteningly...

The Vulnerability of Abundance

Back on land at No Pants Ranch near Tucson, I overlap my SOMA (Sittin' On My Ass) beer time with the evening emergence of our Brazilian...

Belle of the Masked, UnderSea Ball

My fanciful paper cutting and cyanotype print of a scorpionfish skull and creosote bush disguised as a living scorpionfish hiding among...

What I Did This Summer at No Pants Ranch

Student Work: UnderSea Applique Quilt Detail Yes, our land-based, vacation-rental home (take a tour) in the Tucson Mountains is locally...

A Justice Fighter and A Sea Slug

Last week brought the sad news of a lifetime justice-fighter conceding his long-fought and final battle with cancer. This made me think...

Do You Recognize This Killer?

Did you know there is a super-predator on the loose? As darkness falls and we humans turn to our screens to view cute, cat-fail videos...

What Animal Has the Longest Penis? . . .

. . . relative to body size AND is a hermaphrodite? Welcome to a new and multi-faceted appreciation for the common barnacle. So why would...

 

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