There are 85 of us. It would have been 86 but we lost Danny before Thanksgiving. He was a large presence in this group, and his family is the one who organized this trip. But Danny is coming along with us. Our shirtsleeves have the DAN (Divers Alert Network) logo tweaked to say DANNY instead. He would have been humbled and embarrassed by the fuss. Today we flew. It took two planes to get our group to Atlanta. Divers travel with their equipment (minus their tanks...
Planes, Trains, Ships and Carrs
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What to take, what to take. With three big trips in nine months this year, we are getting a little lackadaisical about packing. The suitcases are definitely feeling more like "baggage"—something constantly taking our attention and weighing us down. With each trip this year the suitcases have been made smaller and smaller to lighten the load and make the trip more carefree. Packing is supposed to be simple. When it's done, it's just a bunch of clothes in a...