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Preston Sledge '16

Preston Sledge '16
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Day 1

          I wake up at 7 with the familiar thin layer of grime encasing my skin, a product of the incredibly humid climate. I drag my rank body to the shower and let cold water power wash every inch of me. I grab the disposable razor graciously granted to me by Doc Gruninger,...

Day 6

Today we ate breakfast at 9 at the familiar restaurant on the marina. The bacon and sausage omelette made par with the soaring expectations that it has developed. Today was our service day. This week's service project was to clean a beach near Savannah Bay. The beach was not much of a beach at all;...

Day 4

Today we got to sleep in a bit, not meeting up until 8. After breakfast, the "Sea Monkey" group went to turtle tag while my group, "Sea Dragon", went to Savannah Beach. This beach was sublime, lying among various mountains and flanked by the Caribbean Sea on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. ...

Day 2 and 3

Day 2 started again at 7 AM at the meeting place between cabins. We trekked up to breakfast at the harbor restaurant. I ordered an omelette with sausage and bacon -- it was the tastiest omelette I've ever had. We then took our boat out, the Sea Dragon, to the Dog Islands where we dived in...

Marine Bio

It was the first time I had woken up to a rooster's crow. I had only read books about it; I didn't think in a million years it would happen to me. I roll out of bed with a groan and methodically strip off my clothes while sliding towards the tiny shower. I rinse off the...

Marine Bio

Preston Sledge I want to take this class to expand my knowledge of oceans and ocean life.