RosieVi the Shy checks out Neal's luggage
On a cold & snowy Friday the 13th, Neal & TEAM MANTA left for Barbados.
We'd had NO SNOW all winter, until Thursday before departure . . .
Again, this is what Santa does after
the hectic pace of the Holidays . . .
So at 5:30 p.m., Mike Bain, co-owner of MANTA DIVE SHOP in Kenosha,
picked up Neal & all his luggage & equipment
(divers never travel light) . . . and they're off to Chicago's O'Hare Airport
to spend the night at the hotel so they can leave early Saturday morning.
Ed Ford, my room mate & dive buddy getting a room in O'Hare Hotel;
Mike Bain in the background; Liz Boomer awaits her turn