Introducing ‘Kiki and Slugger’s Magic Spring Adventure’: A Vital Addition to the Florida Keys Environmental Children’s Book Series
Discover ‘Kiki and Slugger’s Magic Spring Adventure,’ a new Florida Keys Environmental Children’s Book that dives deep into the vibrant ecosystems of the Keys. Join Kiki, an endangered Key Deer, and Slugger, a black Labrador, in their quest to understand and protect their natural world. This engaging tale weaves a narrative of friendship, environmental stewardship, and the urgent need to safeguard coral reefs, mangrove forests, and seagrass meadows. A must-read for young environmentalists and families passionate about ocean conservation.
Happy to report that my fiancé Stephanie and I just returned from diving the Dry Tortugas, that included three very remote dive sites located 70 nautical miles from Key West, Florida, and 110 nautical miles from Havana, Cuba. The Dry Tortugas, which include Fort Jefferson National Park, form the southwesternmost tip of the Florida Keys […]
Two weeks ago, my fiancé Stephanie and I took another journey to our beloved Florida Keys. We stayed aboard the Lucky Lady 2, a stately, well-seasoned southern bell of a boat permanently moored at the dock in Islamorada’s iconic Bud and Mary’s Marina. This marina is one of our favorite Keys destinations as it offers […]
Dive into a captivating underwater journey, learn about the diverse ecosystems, and be inspired to protect our precious natural world.
As an experienced diver, I had been eagerly anticipating my trip to Kauai for a long time, and it certainly did not disappoint, despite the unpredictable weather. Although we had to adjust our plans due to the captain’s decision, we knew that mother nature always has the final say. When we arrived at the mooring […]
We have been very fortunate indeed to have teamed up with a stellar award-winning artist for our latest children’s books. Her name is Mary Wentzel. A resident of central Florida, Mary brings a very unique perspective to her one-of-a-kind artwork. Mary has enjoyed a long successful career as an educator at some of Florida’s best art, science and history […]
Hello, my friends. This blog is being written from a stunning beach in Exuma, Bahamas. I am witnessing an angry lady (Cat 4 Hurricane Fiona) vent her considerable rage in all directions as she passes me to the east. Weather conditions caused the dive trip to be canceled—part of it. We are in the outer […]
How the Love of the Ocean Sparked a Mission By Robert Provan My love and appreciation of the sea began at the age of four when I crossed the raging North Atlantic with my family on a cruise ship to Britain. This trip was a transformative experience, to say the least. For on this same […]
How Ronnie the Raindrop Story Started By Robert Provan The Journey to Publishing My first children’s book is a labor of love that I am thrilled to have in a form to share with other children finally. Over the years, the story was told to the children of family and close friends, becoming a favorite […]