A few photos of Luc's baptism as well as my tour of Florida

Luc's baptism


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We all went down to Swift Current for my godson's baptism. This is the gorgeous mural that Denis
and Leah had painted in Luc's bedroom. It's themed Winnie the Pooh in Bermuda and the artist was
able to capture a lot of the elements of Denis and Leah's tour through Bermuda.


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This is Natalia with Luc in Denis and Leah's kitchen.


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Luc, up close and personal.


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This is Denis and Leah's home in Swift. They've definitely made it much more homey since moving in.


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Renee and Luc.


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Mom, Luc, and Nati.


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My brother has an uncanny ability to smile really nice for photos. This photo should have been
in my Talladega photos with rednecks.


Snorkeling in the Florida Keys


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My colleague Jorge took it upon himself to be the best tour guide in the world and he showed
Kristian and I the Florida Keys. Here is a photo of one of the keys as we're driving down there.


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This is what the original train bridges looked like in some places. The train came down to the Keys in the
early part of the century (1912). See more on it HERE .


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This is a section of the 7-mile bridge, which I thought was pretty cool.


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Since the rail section isn't used anymore, most of the old rail bridges have at least one section
removed so that boats can go through.


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A really cool, long section of bridge in the keys. Yes, I know, I'm a dork.


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Jorge took us to a super cool pub called the No Name Pub. It is the oldest pub in the Keys,
built in 1936.


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It also has over 120,000 of these little things called dollar bills. Yes, kids, that's a lot of
cabbage to have sitting in your bar. It can also be considered collateral though, which is cool.


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Here's Krystian hanging out at the pub with many dollars behind him.


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We also chose to deface the US dollars and we posted a couple of them up on the walls and ceiling.


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Can you guess which one is Krystian's? This is the ceiling.


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The keys have their own deer species, called key deer. They're small, like dogs, but they're still
a member of the deer family. See more about them HERE .


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That's a little baby fawn behind the father.


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Krystian Bolicki hanging out on our boat heading to the Looe Key to snorkel. "I'm on a boat! I never
thought I'd be on a boat..." VIDEO HERE if you know this reference


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Jorge Armely insisted that we snorkel at the best spot in the Keys and he was totally right.


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This is Little Palm Island. It's apparently very exclusive and no kids are allowed. $700 a night.
The resort is HERE .


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Jorge and Krystian on the boat.


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Here is the area of the Looe Key (a sunken reef) that we snorkelled on.


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This is a really large grouper called a Goliath grouper. It swam under our boat and then just hung out
there. Here's more info on it HERE .


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Here is a little gecko on our boat after losing its tail.


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This is a yellowfin snapper.


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Here's the grouper under the boat. This thing is about 5 feet long.


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Here's Jorge underwater.


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I was working on holding my breath and diving underwater. This snorkeling business gets the
Paul Perrault stamp of approval.


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Here's Krystian swimming underneath me.


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Krystian hanging out underwater.


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This is a cool blue fish called a blue parrotfish.


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Krystian in another cool pose underwater.


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Another parrotfish (I think). These things are about a foot long.


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I think this is a stoplight parrotfish with the red belly.


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This might be a butter hamlet.


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I think this is a blue angelfish (or a queen angelfish) as it's trying to run away from me.


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A whole school of yellow snappers I think.


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I tried to actually dive down and see what other fish are under the reef. These little guys
surprised me.


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I've seen these fish before when Natalia and I snorkeled in Maui. It's called a sergeant major,
but it might also be a damsel.


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This might be a shy hamlet.


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I think this is a redband parrotfish.


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A close-up of a yellowtail snapper.


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A better view of the goliath grouper under the boat. We think this think was likely ~5 feet long.


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I'm not sure what this one is.


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Krystian with seargeant majors around him.


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The mouth of a goliath grouper. This thing is just a big vacuum.


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A fish guide.


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Another fish guide.


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Jorge was diving to go after a shark I think.


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I think this is a great barracuda.


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Jorge dove down and found a crab (it's dead).


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Krystian found a nurse shark so we went in for a closer look. This is definitely a nurse shark
as you can see in this Wiki article .


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Krystian and I dared each other for quite a while before I dove down for a closer look. The sharks
are nocturnal so it didn't move too much. However, as I got closer to the shark, it moved really
suddenly and freaked the crap out of me.


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Krystian on the top of the water.


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A close-up of a goliath grouper.


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I took a photo of a little lizard right outside the snorkeling shop.


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I took a chance on a hotel using tripadvisor. It turns out that the Palmer House was a great
choice. This was my room.


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Here is my friend Josh and I outside of Mango's club. It turns out most people wear very little
when they're out in South Beach.


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Since it was Hallowe'en, there were some odd people out when Josh and I went dive-barring.


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The banana guy made me laugh.


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Josh found this guy and his sweet mullet.


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These two ladies were a little on the trashed side as they declared their love to each other on
the pool table. The bouncer was standing right there saying under his breath, "Please God, don't
puke on the pool table."

Video of dive bar classy ladies



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After a solid night out where I wound up in a fight with a newspaper box, I woke up and toured
around the beach for a little while. This Ferrari was just chilling in front of a restaurant.


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You might think that this particular beach was a little fruity... It turns out all of this
beach had rainbow flags up.

Video of the sun-worshiper



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I initially went down to the beach to do some reading. I found this guy hanging out and being
a sun worshiper, so naturally I had to take some photos and videos. The hair is a nice touch.

Video of the sun-worshiper



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At this point, the sun worshiper had a little bell he was using. He also used a tambourine as
he walked around his little space he had paced out.

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