Home of a body-positive, cold-loving, ocean-defending mermaid and open water swimmer from the Salish Sea.
This is one of my few videos which does not include a mermaid tail, but I had to include it. My 2019 night snorkel with manta rays is one of my most cherished memories of that (mostly awful) year. These are some of the most beautiful creatures on the planet, and I feel so lucky … Continue reading night snorkel with manta rays
I’ve been going to Two Step since I could first swim, but this was my first time swimming there in a mermaid tail. It must have been good luck because I also encountered my first octopus!
August 2017 Getting in, my body says no, can’t, too cold. My mind overrides it. I’ve spent a considerable amount of the last 18 hours keeping anxiety at bay, and between a healthy dinner, okay sleep, good car conversation, and listening to Auli’i Cravalho sing How Far I’ll Go a couple dozen times, I’m mentally … Continue reading the other side of the waves
My partner self-isolated on Whidbey Island for more than a month while I was sick this spring. In early May, I finally got to come up and take my first swim in months.
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