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Alan Blake
San Diego California
Diving a sport shared by many a Passion shared by only a few
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Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the room's only window. The other man had to spend all his time flat on his back.. The men talked for hours on end. They spoke of their wives and families, their homes, their jobs, their involvement in the military service, where they had been on vacation.. Every afternoon, when the man in the bed by the window could sit up, he... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2010 at Alan Blake's blog
Which are you? Carrots, Eggs, & Coffee! A carrot, an egg, and a cup of coffee...You will never look at a cup of coffee the same way again. A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as one problem was solved, a new one arose. Her mother took her to the kitchen. She filled three pots with water and placed each on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2010 at Alan Blake's blog
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A Banded guitar fish, taken at the La Jolla Cove just before the rains. La Jolla. Is one of the best diving in San Diego. Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2010 at Alan Blake's blog
welcom Irene to my blog. Mainly this is a Diving blog but I get some good emails from a friend on mondays so I like to pass it on when I can, Hope you enjoy, Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2010 at Alan Blake's blog
Fear…Anxiety…Worry = Success Killer Now days, those 3 feelings are what most of us are living with every day. Unfortunately, many are totally consumed with them every day. Trust me…I know it is tough and can be exhausting, but if we let these 3 feelings control our life and our decisions, we will never get what we want…and worse yet, the more we focus on them the worse it gets. Now more than ever, we all need to work on our mental toughness and that starts with taking care of ourselves…taking care of our health, our minds, our relationships, our... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2010 at Alan Blake's blog
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come vist the part of the world that those, who dont dive never get to see if you live in the San Diego area let me teach you to dive.www.diving4less.com Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2010 at Alan Blake's blog
Alan Blake is now following Denise Wakeman
Jan 27, 2010
Does this sound like something we do Monday Morning MOJO, “…sounds like a great idea, I will get started tomorrow.” Yeah right…like that is really going to happen…just like that last thousand times he said “I will start tomorrow”. “Wow, I can see how that will have a hugely positive impact on my life, but I just don’t have time to deal with making the necessary changes right now…I will try and implement that next month when things settle down.” We all know things never “settle down”. “Why is it that no matter what I seem to do…not matter how... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2010 at Alan Blake's blog
Has anyone noticed that people let opertunities pass them buy because someone else told them that it was silly to try or they were wasting their time I was one of those people and found that you have to do something different to make something different happen, if you keep doing the same thing all the time with the same results what will change? Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2010 at Alan Blake's blog
The Ocean was angry for the past week, the village at the shores was just loaded with water, lifting man hole covers.eroded the street at the boat ramp made life there a little hectic for a while. The ocean looks alot calmer today but the water is still loaded with bacteria. Most of the people I talked to today all had the same thought give it one more day to clean its self. and then the we will get our dive on, I also talke to a vender today that is putting shirts out that are just awsome they are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2010 at Alan Blake's blog
Scuba Diving in San Diego offers some of the best shore diving around , La Jolla Shores, La Jolla Cove. just to name two, the best place to learn, and to meet new divers and seasoned one's also, I have been teaching there for a while now almost six years now Diving is a Passion teaching is a pluse. Watching some one take those first breaths underwater renews the excitement that keeps me wanting to teach more. Learn to dive come see me check out my website www.diving4less.com and become one of the lucky people that get to experience the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2010 at Alan Blake's blog
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Jan 25, 2010