Sing with Me, Sing for the Years, Sing for the Laughter, Sing for the Tears

2016 marks 20 years since I graduated from college. How 20 years could have passed so quickly, and how I can still feel like it has been, maybe, 10 years, are questions I continue to contemplate. Nonetheless, the math checks out. Being the advance planner that I am, much earlier in the year I inquired …

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The Annual Parental Visit

My parents came out at the beginning of August for their annual visit; our plan for their visit was scheduled around attending the Monterey Scottish Games. Steve and I usually go to the Scottish Games in Pleasanton, and my parents have gone with us once or twice and really enjoyed it. Plus, they really wanted …

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The South Shore Was Ready for Its Close-Up

In 2014, we took the Drive and Hike version of the East and North Shore tour offered by Kauai Photo Tours. We were so happy with the experience that we booked another tour with them for this trip, this time for the South Shore. These tours are led by a professional photographer who drives a …

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Oh Lord, Won’t You Adopt a Mercedes Hound?

Here’s a taste of the spectacular sunrise photos from this morning; more are at the end of this post. We spent another day today with a pooch from the Kaua’i Humane Society. We were running a bit behind getting there and, having seen how things worked a few days ago, I knew we couldn’t be …

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Finally Giving Steve a Death March to Complain About

Sunrise! Today was a BIG DAY! You may recall me waxing poetic about the Alaka’i Swamp Trail back in my 2014 post and how I was so excited that day to have actually made it past the Pihea Trail and a ways onto the Alaka’i Swamp Trail. That was a good day, but I knew …

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