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How You can help save our Amazing Oceans!

How You can help save our Amazing Oceans!

How YOU can help our amazing oceans! Through all of my travels, especially those involving the ocean and diving, I have become more and more aware of the changing state of our oceans. The changes from 30 years ago to the present are painfully clear. Water temperatures are significantly warmer, coral reefs are bleaching and […]

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You can Join in the 2017 Clean the Crow Clean Up on September 16!

You can Join in the 2017 Clean the Crow Clean Up on September 16!

  Join us at Clean the Crow on September 16, 2017 for a cleanup event from 8am-10am!  Keep Dallas Beautiful has partnered with the City of Dallas and we’re asking for your help. Come catch the litter flying in the breeze so Dallas can enjoy a clean park. Spend two hours to Keep Dallas Beautiful, […]

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Here are 5 Penguin Species You Won’t Want to Miss When You Travel!

Here are 5 Penguin Species You Won’t Want to Miss When You Travel!

Who loves penguins? Everybody! And if someone does not like penguins, I don’t want to know them. Penguins overdose us on cuteness. They are a joy to watch whether they are walking, swimming, nesting, or snoozing. I have been fortunate enough to see 5 Penguin Species eye to eye. They are all completely awesome! The […]

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Top Delicious Reasons Why It’s Worth It to Visit Italy

Top Delicious Reasons Why It’s Worth It to Visit Italy

by Guest Blogger Rebecca Crawford of Hiking Mastery! Top Delicious Reasons to visit Italy! We know Italy is great for sightseeing, hiking, beaches and beautiful scenery. But it is also world-renowned for its food. There are 20 different regions in Italy, and they all have a signature dish. In this article, we are going to […]

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Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows are Sensational Dives on Cozumel!

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows are Sensational Dives on Cozumel!

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows! Cozumel is a well known diving destination. Jacques Cousteau put Cozumel on the map in 1960, and he did a documentary about the mesoamerican reef, of which Cozumel’s reefs are a part. There are many beautiful dive sites on Cozumel, but I have to say that I love diving Columbia […]

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Do You Want to Swim with Whale Sharks? Yes, You Do!

Do You Want to Swim with Whale Sharks? Yes, You Do!

Do you want to swim with Whale Sharks? Every summer, from May 15 until September 15, a marvelous event happens in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Hundreds of mostly juvenile male Whale Sharks migrate to feast on plankton and fish eggs, and, perhaps, to mate. Large females have been seen in the Yucatan, but they […]

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Why My Favorite Dive Site in Cozumel is All of Them!

Why My Favorite Dive Site in Cozumel is All of Them!

Diving Cozumel for 30 years (yikes!) means that I have been on just about every reef. Why is my favorite dive site all of them? (I still have two dive sites I have not gotten to, but hey, give me time). Cozumel is famous for its drift diving. Cozumel’s dive sites are mostly on the […]

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I Love Introducing People to the Wonders of the Ocean

I Love Introducing People to the Wonders of the Ocean

I have always loved introducing people to the ocean. First time snorkelers, first time divers, and especially children seeing the underwater world for the first time. I cannot count how many people I have taught to snorkel or taken snorkeling, and most of them went on to dive and become certified divers. Since I am always […]

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This time it is the Real Deal, My Book is Published!

This time it is the Real Deal, My Book is Published!

Yep, it is the Real Deal! Nothing like announcing a book and then have it mucked up in publishing! But, Fish Faces, Photos and Fun Facts about Tropical Reef Fish, is available! After redoing some graphics and changing the formatting, I am very, very happy with it. Right now it is available on LULU.com at http://www.lulu.com/shop/tam-warner-minton/fish-faces/paperback/product-23212566.html. […]

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5 Things to do on an African Safari!

5 Things to do on an African Safari!

Seriously, you must do these 5 things on safari! There is nothing as incredible as an African Safari. Nothing. Seeing these animals in the wild is not at all comparable to seeing them in a zoo or a “safari” park. The savannah goes on forever….truly, the Circle of Life is real. Going to the Serengeti […]

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