The Decay of the Andrea Doria: revelations and analysis

Recently, I’ve had the privilege of reviewing a very revealing scientific paper titled “The Decay of the Andrea Doria”. The authors are naval architect Philip Sims, and deep-sea divers John Moyer and Steven Gatto. Sims is employed by the Naval Sea Systems … Continue reading

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Watching Titanic: The Movie

For the first time since it was released 12 years ago, I watched Titanic in its entirety. Up to now I had resisted, believing that I would feel too much pain as I remembered my own struggle to survive the … Continue reading

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Francine Cousteau’s letter Honoring 100th Anniversary of Captain Cousteau’s birth

  – 11 June 2010 Jacques-Yves Cousteau was born on June 11, 1910, in Saint André de Cubzac, Gironde in France. One hundred years later, we are celebrating the anniversary of the man who made an indelible impression on our … Continue reading

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HAPPY OCEANS DAY?

“Designation of World Oceans Day provides an important boost to those organizations and individuals who have been deeply committed to ocean conservation. Official UN designation is another important step toward improving the health of our world’s ocean.”—The Ocean Project On … Continue reading

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Seas the Day! Celebrate World Ocean Day

  June 8th is World Oceans Day: Prepare to Celebrate As I was preparing to honor this special day,I discovered this wonderful site: http://www.theoceanproject.org/wod/. I quote their explanation of this event, which seems more meaningful now–as we struggle to save … Continue reading

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Watch What You Eat

I couldn’t help share this information, just in case you’re traveling in the Maldives. The concept of this restaurant gives a whole new meaning to “watch what you eat!”  Ithaa, very unique restaurant, at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island resort, should … Continue reading

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Surviving Adversity: Oprah’s Wisdom on Strenght-building

What I know for sure is that there is no strength without challenge, adversity, resistance and often pain. The problems that make you want to throw up your hands and holler “Mercy!” will build your tenacity, courage, discipline and determination. … Continue reading

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