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Peaks and Valleys; Day 4

It’s 4 :15 on Monday afternoon, Hawaii time. The first moment I have had since yesterday morning to take a breath.  Not too many though, because the Spicy Strawn 6 will pick us up in 25 minutes to take us to our big Luau in Big Lou.  But first, I must get down some thoughts about yesterday.  It was unreal.  I saw the southeast side of the island from the air and the northwest side of the island on the ground.  Having thought about it the last day or so, I have decided Continue reading


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Guest Blogger!

I thought it would be nice to get in writing a different perspective other than my own about this once-in-a-lifetime-trip and I have been bugging asking the boys if either of them would like to contribute.  Dan has been pretty busy catching up on Netflix and You Tube videos but Mike finally took the bait and decided he had something to say. I am so glad he did.  And I am grateful that all of his hard work the past however-many-years has allowed us to do something this amazing.  

So, here you go…

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Day 25 – Hilo and Uncle Robert’s

Day 24 Family Photo – witnessing creation!

We had such a fun day today!! And we didn’t have to get into a dangerous situation either! Win, win!

I was up super early and went out for a walk to see the sunrise. I ended up meeting a nice woman named Pam from Cali who owns a house here and just arrived for the next two months with her Great Dane service dog and her veterinarian husband. We chatted Continue reading


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Day 22 – Heading East to Kapoho

Day 21 Family Photo – On our way to Merriman’s

It was our last morning on the Kohala Coast in our gorgeous, decadent home by the beach.  Of course, there was lots to do to get ready for our one last move before we head home next weekend.  We have only one more week which I am finding hard to believe. But, before we left our favorite little spot of paradise, Mike and I trekked down Continue reading