Never Enough Time

For a scuba diver, there is never enough time. Time is why we watch our bottom timers closely, diving within limits to avoid the unfortunate side-effects of defying evolution. Time is why we purchase computers, tracking our nitrogen exposure against those ever-ticking no-decompression limits. Time is why we invest in nitrox-capable tank compressors, why we spend hours learning enriched air dive planning, why we take the additional trouble to analyze our fills: for those precious extra minutes of hovering, blissfully, alongside a massive wreck ten stories beneath the waves. Time is why we will hang on a decompression line in the open blue for far more minutes than we just spent swimming alongside the wreck of the Josie J at » read more «