Dallas Texas, Aug. 1996... HOT! DRY!
No Rain in site.
Decided to go Scuba Diving at Lake Whitney.
I Went to the Lake Whitney Scuba Center
to have my air tanks filled.
There I met a man by the name of
The New owner.
John has since sold the Lake Whitney Scuba Center,|
and is Now the Proud owner of
The Lake Air Scuba Center
430 Lake Air Dr.
Waco, Texas 76710
Phone 254-399-0126 Fax 254-399-0362
As I walked threw the door, there he was,
all Smiles and Greetings to Welcome me
to the NEW Scuba Center.
As the tanks were being filled,
we begain to talk.
And to make a long story short,
I found out this guy was Really Cool.
John had been to many Exotic Dive Sites
all over the world.
But his favorite is COZUMEL.
Mitchell, he said,
Life is Good, in Cozumel.
You wont beleive it, he said.
"The Sites, The Sounds, the People",
The next thing I know,
I'm boarding an ASA 727 to COZUMEL, MEXICO.
My First trip out of the country.
My First trip on an AIRPLANE???
Holy Smoke! ScubaDiving 100ft below
the surface of the Ocean is on thing,
But, 30,000ft in the AIR!!!
STORM CLOADS OUT THERE?
YES! and Big Ones too.
But that didnt stop our pilot. I think
he must have been a Navy pilot, cuz,
as the Rain Poured down, He Hit the Gas.
We took off down that run-way like a
Slipping and Sliding SideWays as the Wind was
Blowing us down the run-way.
Happen, the plane Lifted-off, and
We Hit something,
No, Were still fliying???
WOW! Those must be AIR-Pockets.
Their like Large Waves Slaming into a small ship.
And this Ship Getting
I look across the isle at John,
(to see if its time to
He's sitting there Laughing and Talking
and haveing a
"JOHN" I said, Is This Normal?
"I've flown over 1,000,000 miles on blah, and blah, blah, blah. I'm just glad we didnt get Delayed".