its my birthday and i'll cry if i want to.....
reading the names here brings tears to my eyes. yes artz its great to help people and great to get to know them, chloe iz my mama, xoe my near neighbor, (love those together, chloe and xoe), jesse is my brother in this ,chris man we go back a few years. simon, i bow to your engaging helpfulness, gela always round to help me, richard you been on here many moons.. u... capt jeff you kick butt.. bbill, seashell, so many good times. ernie. short (>
reaper fli hi, my time will come. lawcu you rock, travelqueen you have been a great help to many too. lan you are a great compadre over the years.
i'd like to also thank alan mcneill for giving me the opportunity to begin this, richie woods for his help at the birth, his field guide gave me critical materials at an early stage. the lalas susan and wil were my first website and first good friends. julian my man rivero well i think we were born together in the same nerdhood just at different points in time, pedro 1, tim at banana, gach guerrero. all helped soooooo much.
mr. nunez the mayor at the time and who will always be the mayor to me. tony rath for being a artistical and web god (besides being a good man) to look up to and strive for, if never quite reach.
norman eiley for birthing me into that incredible world of underwater belize. and chatting long into the night.
those fun folks at the san pedro sun, in their various forms. bruce and victoria collins, those nutty butter jamisons (think custard) who i love to the bone, and ron and tamara sniffin, and their band of rascally staff, and my dear mary gonzales, my good friend and cohort in the presentation of the NEWS.
and Jocelyn and Charles, of the former casa de cafe my first hang out, who made me feel so welcome.
I really miss my good friend John Lankford, who made hurricane watching a science for me, and taught me soooooo very much.
Jorge Varela and his family and the gang at Holiday have also been a lot of help over the years. Kim thats you too.
Mervin Key is a soul brother who has been a great friend and inspiration for years.
and thanks to all those folks who warn me when something crazy appears. without that i am lost. there is no way i can read all the posts.
a special thanks to Jesse, who thru thick and thin has helped me manage this board and keep it to the madness that it is.
and to the business of the island who help me pay the bills to stay online.
peace and hugs and here's to the next ten years!!!!