Everyone has seen the headlines -- "Australia is burning!" "Bush Fires Threatening all Areas of Australia" But, what people forget is that Australia is a large country and not all of it is burning! In fact, the fires, while horrible for those people living in or near these areas, are … [Read more...] about Australia is Burning?
Ann's round table had an assignment for each of their members -- at the meeting you are hosting, you need to tell the group more about what it is you do. In true executive fashion, Ann assembled a team (ok, a team of one additional person) to develop a summary of what Oceanic Ventures … [Read more...] about New Video – Who We are
When Ann was certified, she was so excited about diving that she dove every opportunity she could get. Since she started a Scuba Boutique at around the same time, she had the opportunity to go diving a lot! In 2004 Ann wondered, "how could a new diver do 100 dives in their first year … [Read more...] about Accept the Master Diver Challenge
Ann was bored the other evening and while this is hard to believe, she started watching a cooking show! One receipe that caught my attention was a Peanut Butter Cup tart. It looked just like a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup with a crust. And for those of you who know me -- I love … [Read more...] about Chef Eric Recommends a Peanut Butter Cup Tart
I recently ran across a video from photographer Karl Taylor who has a series of YouTube videos and some on-line classes. In his video "Essential Skills that Will Transform You Photographs," Karl introduces you to a few ways to look at lighting and how you can incorporate it into your … [Read more...] about Travel Photography: Lighting Hints
Love is in the air... and Dive Mom want you to get a full breath of it while it is here. But being a former floral assistant, she really things that roses on Valentines Day are over priced and a bit cliche'. Instead, why not give your sweetheart something that will give him/her a hug … [Read more...] about Valentines Day Is Coming
Guest Speaker Staci Willis, PhD If you missed the January Club Aquarius Social Club meeting, you missed a fun and entertaining discussion of underwater archaeology using the Bajo de la Campana shipwreck as the backdrop. Dr. Staci Willis talked about her first experiences as an … [Read more...] about Club Aquarius Update
What a trip! This was my first trip back to Palau for over 20 years and I can't understand why I stayed away for so long. Like on our previous trip we stayed at the beautiful Palau Pacific Resort. This is one of the nicest hotels on the island and over the years since my last visit they … [Read more...] about Our Palau Adventure – A Quick Update