June 22 Once the show was over, Gretchen instructed the mermaids to continue swimming around and looking pretty. They watched the guests continue to eat and chat until their plates were taken away. Carlos and his guest seemed to be involved in an intense conversation, and apparently their subject did not make the woman sitting […]Read more "The Mermaid Experience – Chapter 38"
June 4 The mermaids quickly slipped into a routine of practicing their show in the morning, followed by an afternoon alone. On most days Carlos would eat dinner in the dining room, alone except for his server. The mermaids noticed three different young women who would serve him at different times. The mermaids were expected […]Read more "The Mermaid Experience – Chapter 37"
May 28 Once she got to Galveston, Janice drove directly to the aquarium. Rather than go through the public aquarium entrance, she went to the entrance in back where Katherine would go in. She spoke to the guard at the reception desk. “May I speak to Audra Burns, please?” “I’m sorry ma’am, but Ms. Burns […]Read more "The Mermaid Experience – Chapter 36"
May 21 When Katherine woke up, she was laying on a hard surface with her head raised. Water covered her body, but her neck and head were in air. She opened her eyes and tried to lift her head, but it would only move about half an inch before being stopped. It felt like something […]Read more "The Mermaid Experience – Chapter 35"
May 26 Janice listened to the phone ring again, before switching over to a message that told her the mailbox was full. She didn’t really need to leave a message anyway. The mailbox was full of all her other messages. She had been trying to contact Katherine for days, and it wasn’t like her not […]Read more "The Mermaid Experience – Chapter 34"
May 17 Then one day after hours, the alarm went off. “That’s not a drill!” Said Audra as she swam towards the potty pool. Soon all seven mermaids and one merman were gathered together in the pool. “Do you know what the problem is?” Renna asked Audra. “No. All I know is we didn’t have […]Read more "The Mermaid Experience – Chapter 33"
April 1 When April arrived, it was time to start the swim with mermaids events again. Daphne did not feel like the dolphins were quite ready to start dolphin shows, though. There were several who visited regularly, and they were happy to perform various tricks in return for attention and fish. But they could not […]Read more "The Mermaid Experience – Chapter 32"