Heading south on US 1
Jerry checking in while he's still got a couple of bars on his phone
Lori and Joe
John poppin' the top on a cold one
Civil War era Fort Jefferson
A Civil War era pallet-jack? Who knew?
Lime stalagmites forming from rain water leaching thru the brick and mortar above . . .
The moat completely surrounds the fort
John and Lori
Divemaster Emily leading one of many drift dives
Presentation from Emily . . . now wearing her 'marine naturalist' hat.
Shawn in his more recognizable position
Cook Johnny diving with us between meals
Quick bite at Friday's in Key West before boarding the Juliet
Shawn, on one of the rare occassions we actually saw him vertical.
. . . and stalagtites forming from above
Cook Johnny in his element
Jellyfish - transparent and barely visible at lower center of picture
. . . and so the 'Finding Nemo' debate heats up . . . he was a Bull Shark . . . no . . . he was a Great White. Two blondes arguing about an animated children's movie. You gotta love it.
Captain John and Rudy packin' up the sails
The Juliet, dockside.
Darin and John relaxing up-top.
Mimi disembarking for a tour of Fort Jefferson
The French may have had it right . . . penal islands may have a place in our judicial system. It's probably the only thing they ever had right.
10-inch cannon balls
A couple of French Angelfish
The small marina at the Westin Key West where we boarded the Juliet.
Gary and Darin
Gary and Emily
Captain John laying out the ground rules pre-trip
Jimmy (Dr. Mengela), Joe (Jim Beam is a friend of mine), and Nurse Lori " I don't do enemas".
Engineer Rudy and Divemaster Emily. Leave the light on for us.
Looking out one of the hundreds of canon ports
Say hello to my 'not-so-lettle' friend.
Loading up for the trip back to the Juliet
Nurse Lori and Dr. Mimi