GILLS

Jan 3, 2016 by

GILLS is a fantastical aquatic adventure for adults and children of all ages. On the beautiful California coast from Mendocino to San Diego, Cassie discovers and forges her superpowers. One day she is a bored 14 year old going to school and the next day she is on a breathless adventure to save her life. Cassie discovers she is more unique than she could ever have imagined. Half water breathing alien, half human – pure superhero. Her life will never be the same.   READ MORE OF...

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Sea-Air and Sea-Bathing

Mar 13, 2013 by

SEA-AIR and SEA-BATHING by John H. Packard M.D. was originally published in 1882.  I tend to take bathing for granted as I’m sure most of us do ….but reading this I am extra appreciative of the ability to bathe whenever I want….. Chapters include: General Considerations as to Sea-Side Resorts Bathing in the Sea Accidents in Bathing Sea-Bathing for Invalids Amusements at the Sea-Shore Cottage Life at the Sea-Shore Sanitary Matters The Sea-Shore as a Winter Resort Excursions to the Sea-Shore and a few paragraphs from the introduction to give you a real feel for this old classic: “The following pages are intended to explain how and why people derive benefit from sea-air and sea-bathing; to show in what way these advantages may be best obtained, and to point out how the accompanying risks...

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Deep Sea Surroundings and Explorations of the Bottom...

Dec 3, 2012 by

Deep Sea Surroundings and Explorations of the Bottom or The ultimate analysis of human knowledge by A.B. Johnson was originally published in 1861. It gives a fascinating peek into what was known about the sea during the 1860’s. A few paragraphs from the beginning of the book: “THE TRIPLICITY OF HUMAN KNOWLEDGE. Possessing three organisms, and deriving through them all he knows, man’s knowledge is tri-form. This might have remained undiscovered, if Providence had not manifested, that specific organic defects, as blindness, deafness, and idiocy, occasion specific deficiencies of knowledge. All that a man sees, tastes, smells, hears, and feels, corporally, constitutes his physical knowledge ; all he feels emotionally constitutes his emotional knowledge ; and all he knows otherwise is intellectual. If he take the wings of the morning, and fly (in thought) to...

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