Some days I want to fly like an eagle, and on other days, I want to fly like a turtle.  Check out these Hawksbill turtles and Green turtles flying through the water, and you will see what I mean. 



This turtle has folded his flippers back over his shell, which gives him a streamlined profile for gliding through the water.

So what does a turtle do all day to occupy his time?  Whatever he wants!  Turtles are lucky because they don't have to pay for a thirty year mortgage on their small patch of ocean, and they don't have to purchase discount tickets over the internet in order to fly like a turtle.  Turtles don't pay taxes... yet.  Even though turtles spend their lives visiting dozens of countries around the world, they don't bother carrying a passport.  Some turtles live to be over 200 years old - at least that's how long they could live if they don't get drowned in the massive purse seine nets of the turtle slayers. 

Turtles don't have gills.  Every few minutes they must stick their head out of the water for a breath of fresh air.  If they get entangled in a fishing net, they can't make it to the surface and they drown.  The same thing would happen to you and me if we got entangled in a net.  Doom.


People who believe in reincarnation should be on their good behavior.  If they are bad, they come back as a cockroach.  If they are good, they come back as a sea turtle.  They live for 200 years, they have no mortgage,  they go wherever they want, whenever they want, and they do it without a passport, and they pay no taxes.


Turtles like crystal clear water and fresh air.  If turtles ran the world, all of the steams, lakes, and oceans would be crystal clear and clean, clean, clean.  There would be no hole in the ozone layer, and the bad breath of civilization would become ancient history. 


This Hawksbill turtle is a real beauty.  I hope he doesn't look in a mirror because he might fall in love with himself.  There are too many narcissistic people in the world, and it would be a shame if narcissism spread to sea turtles.


I'm not Dr. Doolittle and I don't speak turtle.  But I can recognize when a turtle is smiling at me, and this turtle definitely has a grin on his face.  There is absolutely no doubt about it.  This turtle is smiling at me.


It's easy to see why this turtle is called a Hawksbill.

God must have had a lot of fun when he created planet earth and populated it with life.  When you look at the diversity of life in our world, you are seeing the mind of God at work.  It encourages me to know that the creator thought enough of us to fill our world with Hawksbill turtles, dolphins, whales, and thousands of other amazing creatures.  It's awe-inspiring to see the results of God's creative efforts.  I wonder what God thinks when we snuff out the life He created?  How does He feel when we drive another species into extinction?.

Log 1 Peter Pan Around the World
Log 2 Weapons of Mackerel Destruction
Log 3 Pirates of the Malacca Straits
Log 4 Kissing Cobras
Log 5 Debriosaurus Rex
Log 6 Go Ahead - Live Your Dreams

Log 7 The Man Who Built His House on a Rock
Log 8 Ambivalent Eagles
Log 9 One-Shovel Full at a Time
Log 10 Hitchhiker's Guide to Planet Earth

Log 11 Keeshond

Log 12 The Red Sea Blues

Log 13 Feel the Freedom

Log 14 The Danger Zone

Log 15 Lucky Man
Log 16 Dream Machines - Land Rover Defenders

Log 17 Trade Wind Dreams
Log 18 Logs With Fins
Log 19 Everywhere, Everything
Log 20 Shark Slayer Is History

Log 21 Viking Funeral - Burial at Sea
Log 22 Improbable and Impossible

Log 23 Keep on Trucking
Log 24 Dream Machines II
Log 25 Bodysurfing Whales
Log 26 Hitting the Wall
Log 27 Surviving the Savage Seas

Log 28 The Next Step
Log 29 Welcome to Barbados
Log 30 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers
Log 31 The Man with the Unplan
Log 32 Dali Dolphins
Log 33 Flying Like a Turtle
Log 34 The Foolish Man Built His House on a Pitch Lake
Log 35 Go West Young Man
Log 36 Crossing the Atlantic in a Row Boat
Log 37 The Unsinkable HMS Diamond Rock
Log 38 Catamaran Capsize in 170 mph Winds
Log 39 When Are You Coming Home?

Log 40 Master and Commander of Anegada - Frigate Birds
Log 41 Baths of Virgin Gorda - Batholiths of Central Arabia

Log 42 Free at Last
Log 43 Stalking the Wild Manatee

Log 44 Spreaderman
Log 45 Attack of the Flesh Eating Bees
Log 46 Sharks and Coconuts
Log 47 Stingray Picnic
Log 48 Boo Boo Hill
Log 49 Whale Slayers
Log 50 Noddies (Not Naughty)


Log 51 Exumas Land and Sea Park
Log 52 David and Goliath
Log 53 Turquoise Clouds of Paradise

Log 54 Momma Nightjar
Log 55 Maximillian The Great
Log 56 Chiton Kingdom
Log 57 Flying and Holding On
Log 58 Far Horizons
Log 59 Clouds Are a Sailor's Friend
Log 60 Getting Connected
Log 61 Fear
Log 62 Grand Schemes and Other Important Things
Log 63 If Jellyfish Had a Brain
Log 64 Cousins That Don't Kiss
Log 65 Swimming With Sharks
Log 66 Perfect the Way You Are
Log 67 Space Travelers
Log 68 Aliens
Log 69 Monsters of the Mind
Log 70 My Butterfly Collection
Log 71 Somewhere Other Than Here Societies
Log 72 Five-Hundred Pound Spiders
Log 73 Red Sea Sunsets
Log 74 Gibraltar Sunrise
Log 75 Big Sea - Small Ship
Log 76 Just Cruising
Log 77 Castle Mania
Log 78 You Must Know the Sea
Log 79 Flying Like a Goat
Log 80 The Joy of Photography
Log 81 Universal Camouflage
Log 82 My Rainbow Collection
Log 83 Indian Ocean Reward
Log 84 Fiber W
Log 85 Turkish Reflections
Log 86 Mirrors and Mirages
Log 87 Lycean Tombs Rock
Log 88 Rigging Emergency
Log 89 Pamukkale
Log 90 Volcano Land
Log 91 Sniffing the Air
Log 92 Why I Don't Kite Surf
Log 93 Resurrecting Exit Only in Turkey
Log 94 Greased Pole Competition
Log 95 Tsunami Damage
Log 96 Afraid of Living
Log 97 Living on the Edge
Log 98 Borneo Adventure
Log 99 Uligamu Tree Tender with Full Benefits
Log 100 God's Fireworks Display

Push your mind in a positive direction with Positive Thinking Radio.com

This web site is a companion to Outback and Beyond.com.