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January, 2015  // Posts published in January, 2015

30 Jan Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on Water and Magic

Water and Magic

Water and Magic

I was at Moody Gardens with my daughter’s school the other day and I walked through the rain forest pyramid. There is a quote I’ve always loved hanging above entrance by Loren Eiseley -anthropologist and author of The Immense Journey, that read, “If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” My […]

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28 Jan GIBP News | Comments Off on Dune Planting with Artist Boat

Dune Planting with Artist Boat

Dune Planting with Artist Boat

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!! There are still spots available to help us plant dunes on Super Dune Sunday, February 1st from 1:00-5:30 PM at the end of Seawall and Delanara RV Park! Contact Nate Johnson at njohnson@artistboat.org to volunteer!

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23 Jan Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on Puerto Rican Beach Story

Puerto Rican Beach Story

Puerto Rican Beach Story

Wispy clouds scudded across blue Puerto Rican sky as the woman entered the water to cool off. 10 steps into the water the bottom disappeared. Surprised, she swam to the surface and began to swim back to shore. To her dismay she found herself being pulled out to sea despite her efforts. The current ran, […]

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16 Jan Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Dobbins

Dobbins

Dobbins

The older guard pointed to the west side of the 47th street groin as he pulled the jeep over quickly. “Look at that rip, let’s go check it out!” he yelled as the pair sprinted down the rocks and jumped off a rock that was “just right”. The older guard then made them climb up […]

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08 Jan Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on Rescue Theory

Rescue Theory

Rescue Theory

A swimmer’s head sits low in the water and his arms flap out to the sides while trying to keep his head up. The lifeguard sees the telltale signs of a swimmer in distress. She immediately kicks into a whole pre-determined plan. She radios for backup, grabs her fins and rescue tube, chooses the proper […]

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