The day has arrived. The last day. Incredible feelings of satisfaction and happiness at having stayed the course. But most importantly, I think, is the learning and growth I see in myself over the last year. Quoting Charles Schulz, “Life … Continue reading
Leaves have drifted down Tables are empty Cold beer is not special
Party night tonight, and I’m barely making day 363 under the wire for posting today. Just getting back from a trip day before yesterday, and having a party tonight was pushing the proverbial envelope. I grabbed my phone to take … Continue reading
There is so very much I am thankful for every day. Family, health, abundance, the love that surrounds me. Having just returned from a trip, I am extra thankful to look in through the window to the warmth shining from inside my … Continue reading
Aloha ‘Oe. From Wiki: Cover of “Aloha ʻOe”, 1890 “Aloha ʻOe” (Farewell to Thee) is Liliʻuokalani’s most famous song and a common cultural Leitmotif for Hawaii. The story of the origin of the song has several variations. They all have … Continue reading
Our last day on Oahu. It was getting late into the afternoon, and I was getting that anxious feeling I always get on the last day I’m in Hawaii. I hate leaving, feeling tears not to far behind my eyes. … Continue reading
I’m not sure why, but there are a lot of Japanese couples getting married in Hawaii all the time; I was wandering around the Moana Surfrider today to shoot some photos, and saw at least 5 different brides. I remember … Continue reading
The Moana Surfrider Hotel in Waikiki. Built in the late 19th century, is the first hotel of Waikiki. Per Wikipedia, the hotel architectural style is Hawaiian Gothic, and the architect was Oliver G. Traphagen. This is a hotel that has … Continue reading
The most relaxing day so far.
I was lucky enough to go over to Oahu’s North Shore today and watch a little surfing practice for the big competition, Vans Triple Crown, that starts this coming weekend.