I never really thought I would be a blogger. I read blogs all the time. Some of them from people I know, some are run by companies for profit. I have debated whether to start a blog for a year or so now. My first concern would be that I would never have time to post (many of the ones I read are updated daily or several times a day), or that I wouldn't have any interesting content.
So here is what I have decided, the frequency of update will be whenever I feel like it. Hopefully at least once a week though. The topic will be related to scuba diving but the title is Ramblings so who knows. I may just ramble on. Feel free to leave comments if you like, I will try to read them as I get them.
So a student told me that there was a new movie coming out about sharks. He sent me some info and I am just now getting around to finding out more about it. It looks to be an environmentally conscious film about preservation of sharks. Below is the synopsis and the preview of the movie (fast forward about 30 seconds).
Sharkwater synopsis (from www.sharkwater.com)
For filmmaker Rob Stewart, exploring sharks began as an underwater adventure. What it turned into was a beautiful and dangerous life journey into the balance of life on earth.
Driven by passion fed from a lifelong fascination with sharks, Stewart debunks historical stereotypes and media depictions of sharks as bloodthirsty, man-eating monsters and reveals the reality of sharks as pillars in the evolution of the seas.
Filmed in visually stunning, high definition video, Sharkwater takes you into the most shark rich waters of the world, exposing the exploitation and corruption surrounding the world's shark populations in the …
Students have often asked me if they could be a T-shirt or some other item with the NovaDiving logo on it. It was really expensive for me to go the printer and get them to order a shirt at a time. I found some place that will do it much cheaper and students don't have to go through me. They can now go to http://www.cafepress.com/novadiving I am still adding things to the site. If you do have an idea for something you want I will happily put it up there, just let me know.