Hawaii Vacation Day 6 – The Road to Hana in Reverse

Saturday 11/17 As I mentioned yesterday, Steve loves the lava tubes. There is a big old, pay-to-get-in lava tube in the Hana area that we were thinking about hitting before starting out on the road Saturday morning. Unfortunately, it didn’t open until 10 am and we were out and about by 9 am. Instead, we …

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Hawaii Vacation Day 5 – The Road to Hana

Friday 11/16 “But wait,” you say. “I thought the road to Hana was on Maui, not Kauai.” And you would be right, my friend. It all seemed to make such good sense at the time I was planning the trip. And, honestly, it did make sense. We got up around 4am on Friday to catch …

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Hawaii Vacation Day 2 – Kauai’s North Coast

Tuesday 11/13 Up with the sunrise again, it was another beautiful morning. Today, Steve and I decided to drive along the north side of the island to take in the sites there. We started by trying to hike to the Pools of Mokolea, following the instructions in “the book”, only to discover they seem to …

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Oh Where, Oh Where Will Our Wedding Site Be?

This August, Steve and I embarked on a whirlwind tour of Illinois and Tennessee in pursuit of the perfect wedding and reception site. After 4 days in Tennessee and 4 days in Illinois, we finally had it narrowed down to 2 choices. . . Tour of Tennessee I spent several months before our trip researching …

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Vacationing on the Big Island

A couple of days after the ILM Halloween Party, Steve and I took off for a fabulous 12 day vacation on the Big Island of Hawaii. There’s really just too much to tell about our trip to Hawaii. We have, literally, hundreds of photos from the vacation. I will simply try to hit on the …

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Thanksgiving Weekend

As with last year, the Monday before Thanksgiving, turkeys were distributed to all Lucas employees. Once again, the smallest bird I could get was a 21-pounder. What was different this year, though, was that I had Steve, which means we had 2 huge turkeys! That very night Steve went out and bought a chest freezer …

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