The House of Rapp

737 Reef

Posted by in Aviation

I love flying and scuba diving, so it would seem only natural that I’d like this. It’s a cool idea, yet somehow still very sad.  Of course, much like Homer crying as he eats the last buffalo, I’ll still dive the wreck. I don’t know how airliners are supposed to die.  It sucks to…read more


Foo Fighters Good; Sony Bad

Posted by in Pop Culture, Technology

Some of the most relaxing moments of the San Carlos dive trip were had during surface intervals on the boat. A ‘surface interval’ is a period of time spent on the surface in between dives. This time allows the body to naturally rid itself of excess nitrogen accumulated while breathing…read more


…Down Mexico Way

Posted by in Travel

I’m back from Mexico and can report that no animals were harmed in the making of this dive trip. No non-human animals, at least. Er… well, we did catch quite a few trigger fish during the surface intervals, but I don’t count those because they make for such tasty ceviche….read more


South of the Border…

Posted by in Aviation, Travel

It’s that time of year again. The annual dive trip to Mexico! Most of the guys are driving down to San Carlos this time. Personally, I think it’s crazy to spend 16 hours driving across the featureless desert when America West offers daily (though spotty) service to nearby Guaymas. And…read more


La Paz Recap

Posted by in Travel

I’ve been back from Mexico for a bit, but haven’t had the time to really post anything about the trip until now. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, you can get the gist of things by checking out the photos. The trip started with an easy non-stop flight…read more