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Belize-Snorkeling-Silk Cayes

So today was our last full day in Belize and we went snorkeling again. When I woke up my sunburn on my arms felt better and it wasn’t really red but the back of my thighs hurt like crazy! It was such a weird sunburn, none of it is very red. Maybe the medication I’m taking for Malaria prevention is making me sensitive to sun.

We were able to eat breakfast because Splash Diving wasn’t picking us up until 8. They had even called to see if we wanted to cancel because it was going to be rainy off and on. I’m so glad we didn’t cancel. The guy who picked us up was really cool. We talked to him a bit and found out he used to live in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

I thought the dive shop was a lot better looking than Avadon’s. It seemed newer and bigger. The boat we took today was much smaller though. The seats were a lot more comfortable though. The group we went with was also smaller, probably because of the weather. There were only 2 divers and 3 other snorkelers besides us. Everyone was from Spain also.

The weather was very stormy looking while we on the boat ride there. When we got to the island it was clearing up a little but still pretty overcast. This made me happy though because I didn’t know how much more sun I could take. The island was like nothing I’ve ever seen in real life. It was very small, like maybe 100 feet long…it was very picturesque. White sand, palm trees, a few picnic tables, one grill and one bathroom. That’s all.

We saw a lemon shark in the water off the shore immediately when we got off the boat. That was so cool. I love sharks but have only seen them on TV or in the aquarium. We got ready for our first snorkel of the day with our guide Brian. We saw a lot of sea life. Tons of different kinds of coral and fish, a lot more than the day before. We saw one sting ray that was pretty cool looking. It was light brown with black spots. We also saw little squid that looked like cuttlefish. We even saw jellyfish that didn’t sting and we could hold them in our hands.

Then we got out and I was applying sunscreen like crazy. The sun was hurting me so I was also trying to stay covered up. While we were waiting for lunch to be made Don got in the water and tried to get a picture of the lemon shark that kept coming close to shore. He never got a good shot though, but all throughout lunch we could see the shark. That was very cool. Lunch was bbq chicken, cole slaw, augratin potatoes and watermelon. It was much better than the lunch Avadon served us the day before.

We saw a bunch of the cutest hermit crabs on the island. I love hermit crabs! We stayed on shore for about an hour and then we got back in for our second snorkel. We saw more fish, but the highlight of the snorkel was seeing a nurse shark. It was so fast so we chased it for awhile. Finally we got close and it turned around. It was coming right at me from about 8 feet below. I got a picture of it. I thought I was taking a video of it swimming below me. It would have been such a cool video…but I guess in the excitement of it all I didn’t hit the record button. So then we went back to shore so we could get back on the boat.

We took the boat out a little ways to where another boat was throwing bait into the sea to attract turtles, rays, and sharks. When I jumped in the water I couldn’t believe what I saw! A huge sea turtle right next to me and about 8 nurse sharks all around. I was so excited! It was the coolest thing I have ever seen or done. When I went to the other side of the boat I could see there were about 4 sea turtles, 6 rays and maybe about a dozen nurse sharks total. We took a bunch of videos and pictures. It was amazing. The rays were giant. They were mostly Spotted Eagle Rays, there was a gray one there also that I didn’t catch the name of. We swam right next to the turtles and over the sharks. One of the coolest days ever!

When we got back we prepared for our last dinner in Belize. We couldn’t decide where to go but eventually decided on Mangos. We walked the beach there. I got a cheeseburger, it was very good. Don got the fried chicken and rice. It was a much better experience than last time at Mangos because there were hardly any fries. I love the waitress at Mangos she was so nice and cool. We decided to walk the beach back, it was pitch black. So Don used his flashlight on his phone. I have to admit it was a bit scary not knowing where you were putting your feet. We saw a ton of crabs! It was pretty cool. And there were so many stars in the sky. I’m glad we took the beach walk back to the hotel even though I was a little scared. It was a good end to our vacation.

Tabletop Starcraft Cameo – Felicia Day – Geek and Sundry

So I follow Felicia Day’s updates. What can I say, I’m a fan. And I was watching some of her “commercial trailers” for her up and coming Geek and Sundry channel on Youtube. I’ll probably keep up with it. It looks good.

Anyways… One of the shows on Geek & Sundry, that will appear every other Friday, is TableTop with Wil Wheaton. Basically a show in which celebrity geeks play table top games. Sounds like fun to me.

So I’m watching this Wil Wheaton commercial trailer for Tabletop and that’s when I see a cameo! At first I was like, I guess I’ll watch this show, but after seeing the cameo, I am TOTALLY going to watch this show. Hopefully this person will be in the first few episodes!

If you like Starcraft, you’ll spot him right away!

Today’s Clicky Clicky results in Korean Homeless Singer

Before I talk about the Korean Homeless Singer, I should first explain what “clicky clicky” is. Derived from the internet verb phrase “Click Here”, this is a term I use to represent the act of clicking through videos on youtube based off of the thumbnails of the videos. Through the act of clicky clicky one could have started their normal YouTube session while watching Pearl Jam music videos but somehow end up watching videos of the voluptuous Ladies of Spanish Network Television. (Just ran a quick clicky clicky test for Peal Jam and ended up here, Not as crazy of a deviation as I explained but hopefully you get my meaning)

Anyways, so today’s Clicky Clicky found me the following video. At first as I was watching it, I was like man this build up is so lame. But then I got to the moment I was waiting for from the start of the video and I was like WTF!? Not bad, not bad at all. So I thought I’d share.

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Woo Hoo Episode 1 of the Amontillado Group

Alright! Finally got some videos uploaded. One of many!

This first Episode of the Amontillado Group is about online dating. It’s about a 30 minute conversation. Figure this is a good amount of time for these. Hopefully these videos aren’t that bad; it’s a learning experience right? Gotta start somewhere.

Amontillado Group, for those that do not know, is simply the name that Valmonuni and I came up with to represent ourselves. There’s a bit of back story behind the name, but that’s not too important.

So yeah, hopefully this will turn into an ongoing thing. And maybe just maybe people will like it and watch more of it.

Oh well.


Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Massive Fail

So Valmonuni and I recorded 100 minutes of footage last night. This was done in ten 10-minute segments. Was really excited to encode them this morning and start editing them. However when I went to encode them I found out that none of Val’s audio was recorded. So really, all I have is about 30 minutes of me talking and 70 minutes of me listening.


So sad. So sad to lose so much footage to such a stupid thing. I guess from now on there has to be a mic check and footage check throughout the recording.

MAN sucks sooo much. I mean yeah it was a 100 minutes of footage that may or may not have been good. And who knows if any of it would have been entertaining enough to put online, but still…. ugh 100 minutes. dammit!

Oh well. … It’s a learning experience. I guess.