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A Cast of Characters

By Michelle Wagner   Just over the bridge in Powells Point is a place where the imagination can run free. Here, the eyes of gargoyles follow visitors and miniature Big Foots are just underfoot....

The Ground from Above

“Wind me up,” calls out my hang gliding instructor, Mike Patishall. It’s one of his signature signals that we’re ready to fly. Did I mention that I’m strapped above him — somewhat precariously it...

Diving the Towers

You might liken Charles Hardy and his mates to a band of saltwater cowboys—free-spirited, free diving spear fishermen who head miles out to sea so they can dive down and hunt for fish around abandoned naval towers and deserted wrecks.