Category Archives: Hawaii

The Aloha Spirit

Although this is the season of traditions, I’m going to break with tradition by writing the closing post for this trip. (Bev deserves the day off. Maybe she’ll take the photographs for a future post.) Reflections: So how do you describe the ineffable? If you’ve been to the Hawaiian Islands you’re certain to grasp my […]


Transition day to Maui was perfect. We finished up our Kona visit with me spending my last bit of quality time poolside while Carl worked on photos (as mentioned before, he’s not much of a lay-in-the-sun kind of guy). As I was sitting in my lounge chair reading and soaking up the sun, this young […]

Volcanoes Day

After so much time in the car the day before, I was ready for a little chill “Bev” time, and Carl isn’t so much for sitting by the pool reading. Up again at 6:30 a.m. and Carl is out the door by 7:00 on his way to Mauna Kea, the tallest mountain in the Pacific […]