Okay so after 5 years of dormancy, I decided it was time for me to finally get wet again. I was certified in the Dominican Republic in September of 2002 and then started saving up for a trip to Egypt. I lived in Germany at the time, so the Red Sea was where I wanted to dive. In the spring of `03 I finally booked my trip. WOW! I couldn`t wait!
Well the anticipation was abruptly halted only weeks before I was to embark on my journey to the famous Red Sea. Instead, I ended up having to move back to the States. I lost out on a great experience, a life partner, and more disheartening, my drive to scuba dive! Things change though. Things can and do get better. That time came for me just this past month. I got remarried with a wonderful woman, together we have a 1 year old son now, and we each have a 9 and 10 yr old daughter and things are really looking up. I think it`s time to learn scuba all over again. I contacted my local dive shop, and let me tell you what! John could not be a better human! He`s been great in helping me get `refreshed`. The first weekend in December, we went to Vortex Spring in Ponce de Leon, FL and had a blast! I`m still having a blast! lol. But since then, I`ve bought all my own gear except tanks and a compressor ;-)