If I could buy the World an Underwater Experience

“I’d like to buy the world a house, and furnish it with love. Grow apple trees and honey bees, and snow-white turtle doves”. I went scuba diving on the reefs of Oahu yesterday. If I could gather a crowd of young multicultural singers to spread a message of protecting the world’s oceans from a verdant … More If I could buy the World an Underwater Experience

Island Earth

Madeline and Lester had us scrambling to leave the Big Island of Hawai’i. Not a couple of disagreeable Young Professionals from the Pre-Congress Workshop, but hurricanes with 120 mph winds. With all the hiccups I’ve had with flying recently, I was more than okay to the idea of switching our flights to earlier ones. Just as … More Island Earth

Flexibility is key

Travel, travel. You must always be prepared to have your plans change at the last-minute. I was supposed to leave from Ottawa yesterday, to start making my way towards Hawai’i and the World Conservation Congress. I was excited, I was frantic, I was trying to see how much scuba gear I could get away with … More Flexibility is key