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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Kaua’i, Here We Come!

Our previous trips to Hawai’i have always involved us splitting our time between two islands, spending about 5-6 days on Kaua’i and another week elsewhere. This trip, I was able to convince Steve that we should spend the entire time on Kaua’i, my favorite island. It made sense in a couple of ways. Financially, the …

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2015 – Are You Being Served?, or, All It Will Take Is One Good, Stiff Wind

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Or, as our friends in Scotland might say, Nollaig chridheil agus Bliadhma mhath ur! This year, Steve and I took a trip that we have long been talking about, but have had to delay for many years, spending a wonderful two and a half weeks exploring Scotland. Those of …

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Searching for Cider in Apple Hill

A couple of weekends ago, Steve and I decided to take a Saturday and drive up to Apple Hill. It has been several years since we’ve been up there, and we’d been talking about it for a couple of weeks. One Friday, I was looking at our calendar and realized if we didn’t go the …

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