Category Archives: Shows and Conferences

1 lost year of diving, 1 or 2 more to go.

By Brian Rossman

Well I just realized that I haven’t updated this in some time. I also noticed that I only got 6 dives all last year. On top of all of that, I even paid for a wreck diving class that I never got to take. I’ll have to make sure I fit that is some how.

Quick update. My work obligations due to our current mission basically take 2 months out of the summer. Plus one weekend a month. So I’m really looking at a very constrained schedule to start with. Add on school and that I’m a broke student and it gets even worse. This however will come to pass. We are on the mission a limited number of years and I will graduate with my BS of Computer Science December 2014. I’ll just have to get in what I can fit in until then.

On the plus side I seem to be able to make it to more shows this off season than last year. I made it to the Shipwrecks and Scuba in November and enjoyed all of the programs as usual. Most of the speakers they get every year are really top notch. This year’s keynote was amazing. Fabien Cousteau is a very dynamic speaker and was there in person rather than remote from Aquarius thanks to the government’s inability to keep running.

I’m also going to make it to Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival later this month. I’m really looking forward to it. I missed that show last year because of NG drill. And as the year before that. I haven’t figured out which of 2 speakers in the same time slot I want to go see.

I need to update my digital logbook on here as well.

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Image used under CC from Julian Lim

SCUBA related events – the only good reason to wake up at 5:30am

By Brian Rossman

I am NOT by any stretch a morning person. As such it pains me greatly to wake up at 5:30 am. I’m headed down to Huron, OH for Shipwreck & SCUBA.

This is the first time I’ve gone to this event and am looking forward to making new contacts.
For a little more background on me I’ve only been diving 18months and am always looking for new dive buddies in the area.

For anyone else attending I have created a Burner number so I can be reached during the event. This works for only 20 minutes of talk time and 60 text messages so if you want to get in touch, please be brief.

My burn number is: (248) 468-1612

I have never used this system before so I’ll be testing it out as well.
Edit:  That number seems to work find for sending and like junk for receiving.