I have never had a smidge of interest in learning to SCUBA.  Watching the previews for the movie, Open Water permanently removed the concept from my bucket list.

I am, however, intrigued by the mysteries of our oceans.  One of my all-time favorite books is Ship of Gold.  A true story, it chronicles the recovery of over a billion dollars in gold from the SS Central American which sank off the coast of North Carolina in 1857.  The vessel came to rest two miles under water, a depth no one had been able to explore until 1987.  The major takeaway from the book is that we know more about outer space than we do our oceans.  No telling what’s down there (or out there, for that matter).

Artist Chris Armstrong covers the surface in his soothing work.

Gallery Representation: Gallery Henoch

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