Heather Brown

Alor Diaries - How to Lose a Substrobe 150 During a Dive

Alor Diaries - How to Lose a Substrobe 150 During a Dive
hbrown@ogsociety.orgThere is an interview in the upcoming issue of OG in which the person being interviewed is asked, among other things, what has been his most terrifying moment underwater? The person in question, Raymond, has been diving for years and has thousands of logged dives all over the world in all sorts of conditions. His response? A div...
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Heather Brown

Alor Diaries - Anemone Country

Alor Diaries - Anemone Country
hbrown@ogsociety.orgWhile we are on the subject of reference points, let's talk about one of my favorites….temperature. As far as diving is concerned, anything less than 70 degrees Fahrenheit is considered cold water diving. My happy spot however is around 83 degrees….as long as I have a full-length 3/5/3. If you thought I was kidding about taking ...
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Heather Brown

Alor Diaries - Part 2 - The Dream Turns Into a Nightmare

Alor Diaries - Part 2 - The Dream Turns Into a Nightmare
hbrown@ogsociety.orgMaybe it's my fruit-loopy karma, but I often discover that my own experiences with life's situations tend to differ slightly from other people's. I guess it's my reference point. For example, when I lived in Colorado, it was common for people I knew to drive up to North Dakota for the weekend. Only 5 hours away you could pack Mt...
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Heather Brown

Alor Diaries - Part 1 - Finding Kal's Dream

Alor Diaries - Part 1 - Finding Kal's Dream
hbrown@ogsociety.orgLike I said last week, it's funny how you remember things. When I look through the stunning visuals in OG, I often find myself thinking, "That must be a dive that will never be forgotten in the mind of that diver…..what an amazing image." Of course, this thought usually happens as I am looking at breaching humpbacks, or sharks d...
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Heather Brown

Alor Diaries - "Oh Captain! My Captain!"

Alor Diaries - "Oh Captain! My Captain!"
hbrown@ogsociety.orgIt's funny how you remember things. Among the dozens of things that went wrong with the boat on this trip was a rather "shocking" random electrical current that surged through the boat's electrical system from time to time, with the voltage measuring between 120-400 volts. This was a bit of an issue, although each of us has a di...
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