Beautiful Day!!

Beautiful sunrise sky…… lovely day with red flags out but water visibility is clearing up so maybe tomorrow.  Winds are variable which brings the Vog over so there was barely a sunset.   I saw two people out swimming at dusk right where the lady got attacked by the shark almost three weeks ago…… not smart!  I miss my turtles!

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Stormy Morning…

It wasn’t raining….. and it wasn’t windy….. yet the water visibility down at the coral was minimal.  It sure looked stormy, though, and got grayer by the hour!  I had tbeee turtles ( that I could see…)… and a school of Ulua’s today.  It was a great swim!

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Seven Turtles!!

It’s been so nice on Maui!  The water temperature has dipped though…. now about 78 degrees.  It might not sound that cold…. but when you have nerve pain in your legs….it is very uncomfortable!  I did order a wetsuit today, though,  and I’m hoping that helps!   I had seven lovely turtles to swim with today and it was great.  Hopefully the water warms up a few degrees! I was able to get out on my board on Friday and Sunday with help….

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Surprise Paddling!!

It just so happened that my husband was working at his Wailea office….. so he was able to carry my board out for me, rinse it off….and secure it on my racks.  Bless him!!!!  It was fantastic to get out on my board… the day was so calm.  The only thing is I realized that I had left my paddle by the shower and didn’t realize it until yesterday!  Luckily the lifeguards had picked it up and put it in their shed!  Thank goodness!  Don’t underestimate a quality paddle…… even if it’s several years old and shows a lot of wear and tear.  It’s STILL a quality made paddle!  Anyway… four visited me out there and it was great…. even a little baby turtle surfaced!  Paddling will be an occasional treat now ….when I have help….

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Perfect Morning!!

Beautiful morning!  It was so calm and the water clear.  The water temperature has dropped a degree to 79 degrees and I was feeling it.  I had eight turtles to swim with today  …. including two babies that were so cute!  Swimming back was a good workout too.  I hope it’s just as nice tomorrow!  With help.. maybe I can take my board out…. fingers crossed…

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Beautiful Morning!!

It was a beautiful morning!  Calm in the beginning… with the wind kicking up by the time I finished swimming.  I got down to the coral and there were no turtles around…. not a one.  I started following the fish!  Then slowly one by one..the turtles came out of hiding.  I had five turtles there and then on the way back… three more turtles, including the cute little baby turtle!  I can’t get enough of that baby!  No paddling due to the wind kicking up… but at least my board is on my racks so I’m ready…

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Nine Turtles!!

Wonderful day with my turtles!  Nine of them today!  The water visibility was pretty good too.  It was a great swim and such a mellow day!  I was really wishing that I had brought my board today…. it was perfect Paddling conditions.  Oh well. I had a great time with my turtles and the day stayed so nice!    I ended I ended up On the rocks and Be CRegul

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Just Beautiful!!

Swimming has been great!  The water visibility has been good too.  Yesterday I had about sixteen turtles… all feeding on the rocks ….. but today only TWO turtles.  It was good because I had them all to myself and I know both turtles well.  I got smart and wore one of my Paddling sun shirts to keep me warmer….. and it really helped!  I miss Paddling a lot so I am hoping for a nice calm day this week so I  can attempt to get my board out all by myself.  The back injection seems to be helping… so we will see.  Swimming is pretty great, though, and of course….I love my undersea world!

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