)arrow For two mornings in a row now, dolphins have accompanied the boat on our way to the dive site, playfully surfing the waves. And already I can hear a legion of readers immediately exclaiming "Why is this fool leaving such an amazing place?"

Well, for one thing, my world is limited to a 2 by 11 miles playground. If I need to escape, I have a choice of 22 square miles. The dolphins are free, I’m not. Period.

For another, they had no butter at the store the other day, and the bag of sugar I bought had bugs in it.

So. Between the real world’s lack of dolphins and the absence of bugs in the sugar, I’ll choose the lesser of two weevils. ;-)