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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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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