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The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults by Frances E. Jensen My rating: 5 of 5 stars Here is an book that should be required reading for all Parents at the point their children are reaching the age… Continue Reading “Book Review: The Teenage Brain by Frances E. Jensen, MD with A.E. Nutt”
An easy book to learn, study and identify Caribbean Seashells while you are at the beach. References to 6 other keys to expand your knowledge.
Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees by Thor Hanson My rating: 4 of 5 stars I enjoyed how author Hanson mixed hard factual science and knowledge of the Bee world together in a well-organized book for laypersons and members of the science community… Continue Reading “BUZZ: The Nature and Necessity of Bees! by Thor Hanson – A Book Review”
Does it take a green thumb to grow Alstoemeria? Not to get the plants – The real question is, when do you get the flowers? These are great flowers! found all over South America, I took this photo in 1980 in the Chilean Desert… Continue Reading “Growing Alstroemeria Seeds – Flowers?”
Playa Lagun is another one of those great places to dive on Curacao. A lot of people don’t go there because you have to swim way.. out there.. before you go down, or you’ll use up half your air over white chrystaline sands. So–… Continue Reading “Playa Lagun: One of the Prettiest Places to Dive on Curacao”
One of the most untouched spots on Curacao for diving is Pos Spano or Spanish Well, which is only accesible by boat or through a locked gate if you know where to get the key. Eric Wederfoort, probably the most decorated diver and instructor… Continue Reading “Diving at Pos Spano, Curacao with Eric Wederfoort and my wife Jill”
Diving the tugboat is a fun hour’s dive with lots of friendly fish to enjoy. Not deep, but great lighting! When you are 74 and can still lug you weights, tanks and gear into the water for walk in dives, swim for an hour… Continue Reading “Curacao Scuba Diving the Tugboat Reef: a Weight Reducer? Plus more Deep Pics!”
Visit the ethereal world of our Pacific Ocean with a trip to the fabulous Monterrey CA aquarium! I was blown away by what you can see, touch, read, view and even taste or smell in a couple of full days of visiting this marine… Continue Reading “Monterey CA Aquarium”
This set of pictures, some of which are interactive, will give you a good view of what is inside my Kindle free book being offered for 24 hours (PST) this week on November 19, 2016. Make sure you check out: Beachcomber Seashells Freebie –… Continue Reading “Interactive Snapshots of Shell Book: “Beachcomber Seashells of the Caribbean” for 19 Nov. Freebie!”
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